You may have suspected Taco Bell burritos could be dangerous, but probably not like this: Erik Brown, a 36-year-old Tampa, Fla. resident, has been charged with assault for hitting a 16-year-old boy with a Mexican entrée.
The victim — Brown’s brother-in-law, whose name was not disclosed — was reportedly arguing with his mother on Feb. 14, and told her to bring him a burrito that had picked up earlier in the day. Brown disliked the move, and “delivered” the burrito to the teenager by flinging it in his face. According to reports, the boy wasn’t injured, but did have “burrito cheese, sauce, and meat all over his face,” according to CBS Tampa Bay.
Though it is not clear what type of burrito Brown served up, after being arrested he threatened to “take care” of the boy once he was released from jail. According to the police report, the boy stated a fear of future violence from Brown.
Brown was charged with battery and has been since booked into the local county jail. His court date is currently set for March 20th.