Firebomb Thrown Into Fast-Food Drive-Through

CHICAGO (STMW)– An enraged would-be arsonist threw a Molotov cocktail through a drive-in window at a West Side Burger King on Saturday.

Michael Tucker, 31, faces charges of attempted arson and witness harassment after he allegedly tossed the firebomb into the restaurant at 1344 North Keeler in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A female customer was at the window when Tucker, of the 4200 block of West Kamerling, allegedly ran up and threw the lit Molotov cocktail inside. He then allegedly followed the customer home and threatened her, before he was arrested.

Burger King staff said nobody was injured in the attack.

Tucker was ordered held on bail of $450,000 Sunday morning by Judge Adam D. Bourgeois.

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  • magno mesiona

    maybe the assailant was angry when he found out the one who fixed his burger didn’t use gloves and touching his food with bare hands….just like in Florida Burger king.

  • Natasha DecemberBaby Thomas

    What a nutjob!

  • kels~

    they obviously didn’t make it ‘his way’

    • Bob Barker

      now with even mo’ flame broilin’

  • adams60611

    They should throw “attempted murder” at the guy, too. That oughta put him away for a long time. Throwing a fire bomb into a restaurant–sounds like he meant business.

  • jiggle jungle of meat

    maybe he was angry when he realised the man touching his meat had his hands on his pee pee before he served it to him

  • Diane

    Didn’t anyone read the article? He wasn’t attacking workers, he was attacking a CUSTOMER. Doyee!

    • RufusVonDufus

      You are kidding I hope!

  • LaKeisha

    This stupid criminal ni##er will never serve any good purpose to society. Hopefully he wiil be too old to hurt anyone by the time he gets out of prison.

    • Rick

      Well put LaKeisha. Good job.

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