Couple claims Hardee’s employees assaulted them over “no tomato” complaint

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 22, 2016) -- A routine lunch quickly turns into a fast-food fist fight. An Indianapolis man claims two employees at a Hardee’s restaurant on the east side of Indianapolis attacked him and his wife.

Kyle Williams said earlier this week he ordered his meal with “no tomato” but the order was made incorrectly and had a tomato on it.  Williams sent the food back and asked for a new burger.

After about 20 minutes, the new burger never came, and Williams asked for a refund.  The cashier allegedly exchanged heated words with Williams leading to a full-on brawl inside the fast-food joint.

Williams said the cook and the cashier came from behind the counter and started punching and poking his eyes.

“I defended my wife, and while that’s happening the cook is hitting me in the back of the head left and right,” said Williams.

As police were on their way, the two Hardee’s employees ran away.

We are told they are no longer employed.  No arrests have been made. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said the case is still under investigation.