A man in the US has been arrested after he was <tipso accused>accused<tipso accused> of pulling out a deadly weapon because he was told to wait for his pizza.
The Charlotte Observer revealed how Charles Douglas Doty Jr. walked into a Little Caesar's restaurant in Tennessee and ordered a pepperoni pizza.
The 63-year-old apparently got angry when staff explained how his meal would be ready in about 10 minutes.
He <tipso demanded>demanded<tipso demanded> to get free breadsticks while he waited and then left the restaurant to go to his car.
Police have been told that Doty Jr returned with an AK-47 and pointed it at Little Caesar's staff demanding to get his food immediately.
Kimberleigh Murrell, a former staff member who was working that night, told a local TV news network how <tipso bizarre>bizarre<tipso bizarre> and terrifying the whole situation became.
"He comes walking back in and hasn't pointed at anybody yet," she told WVLT. "I was taking care of a female customer and she was just getting ready to leave, then he gets the gun.
"He pointed at me saying where is my damn pizza I want my pizza. Honestly fear and disbelief, like, I was shocked it was over a six dollar pizza."
Noah Beeler was also working at the restaurant during the <tipso incident>incident<tipso incident> and he <tipso recalled>recalled<tipso recalled> to the TV network what he said when he approached Doty Jr.
"'Calm down. No need to be Angry'," Beller explained. "And right when I walk up there, I say, 'what in God's green earth is going through your head', he moves his hand off the trigger and onto the barrel to put it on safety and says 'don't get <tipso aggravated>aggravated<tipso aggravated>'. I was like 'man... leave'."
One of the customers who had already received their pizza asked Doty Jr. whether he wanted to eat theirs.
The gunman noticed another staff member was trying to leave and he managed to stop them while yelling 'where in the hell' were they going. The employee managed to get away and called 911.
<tipso authorities>Authorities<tipso authorities> arrived on the scene, however the 63-year-old had already left the scene. They <tipso eventually>eventually<tipso eventually> caught up with him and took him to jail.
He's since been charged with four counts of violence and one count of kidnapping.