Man Armed With Masonry Trowel Grabs Child, Strikes Employee in Allen Whataburger

A man grabbed a 6-year-old boy by the arm and struck an employee with a masonry trowel at an Allen Whataburger on Tuesday afternoon, police say. The incident happened at about 2:21 p.m. at a Whataburger in the 300 block of Stacy Road, Allen police said.Police said a caller told them Whataburger staff asked the man, who was pacing and talking to himself, to leave several times. At one point the man grabbed a 6-year-old by the arm and said, "You are coming with me."The 6-year-old's uncle was nearby and pulled the child away, police said.When Whataburger staff escorted the man out of the restaurant, he struck one of the employees with the trowel before he climbed into his vehicle and crashed it on Stacy Road, police said.For the complete story, visit NBC5.  Continue reading...

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