Angry Diner Arrested for Assault Over Restaurant's All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Policy

A Chicago woman was arrested last Friday after police say she became “irate” and threatened a waitress over unlimited pancakes.

Natasha West, 27, was dining with friends at a Denny’s, located at 9217 Cicero Ave., when a friend ordered the $4 all-you-can-eat pancakes, according to Oak Lawn police.

The friend began sharing the pancakes with West but a waitress said that was not allowed as the offer was only good for one diner at a time. After that, police allege West became irate, swearing and swinging her fists at the server several times.

West and her friends left without paying and West allegedly kicked a door several times on her way out.

The restaurant’s manager called police to give a description of the car the group left in and it was stopped a short time later by a Hometown police officer near Southwest Highway and Pulaski Road.

Police said the group was taken back to the restaurant where one friend paid the bill and West was identified by employees as the “irate” customer.

She was charged with assault and damage to property.

The waitress was not injured in the incident, police said. West's attorney information wasn't immediately available.

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