Ohio Judge Timothy Gilligan suggested that Rosemary Hayne's six-month sentence for assault be reduced by two months.
In September, Hayne, a 39-year-old woman, threw her Chipotle order at fast food employee Emily Russell after becoming dissatisfied with the appearance of the food, Fox 8 reported. report. (Related: Judge sentences teenage synagogue arsonist)
Gilligan said he would reduce Hayne's sentence by 60 days if he chose to work at a fast food restaurant for at least 20 hours a week for two months, the newspaper said.
“So I thought, if I can teach her empathy, why should city taxpayers have to pay for her and feed her for 90 days in jail?” Fox According to 8, Gilligan explained:
“We also hope this will deter others from this type of behavior,” he added.
According to the BBC, Mr Hayne accepted the judge's offer. report.
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The paper noted that the customer used his cellphone to film the confrontation.
According to Fox 8, Hayne also apologized for her actions towards Russell. Hayne's lawyer Joe O'Malley said: Said CBS MoneyWatch reported that his client “deeply regrets his actions and the pain they caused.”
“My client is grateful for the opportunity to reduce his sentence and get a job to show true remorse for his actions at Chipotle,” the attorney added.
Russell, who quit her job due to the trauma of the incident, told FOX 8 she thinks the judge's ruling was fair and that Hayne “didn't deserve a slap on the wrist.” However, Russell felt Hayne's apology was insincere, CBS reported.