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Drive-Through Worker Burned By Food Prank

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) - An employee working at the drive-through window of a California restaurant got a face full of hot spinach from a prankster who caused serious burns.

Police say the assailant drove up to a Boston Market drive-through window Friday night in Roseville and threw a hot spinach dish into the face of the 21-year-old worker. The victim
was treated at the hospital for second-degree burns inside his ear.

Lt. Michael Doane says the attack appeared to be a prank known as "fire in the hole," in which people video-record themselves throwing food or drinks into the faces of clerks helping them.

Doane described the suspect as a young male who drove a 1980s green, four-door Honda Civic.
      
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