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Connecticut university student arrested over mac and cheese

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An obscenity-laced video shows 19-year-old freshman Luke Gatti arguing with and shoving the manager on Sunday. Photo: YouTube An obscenity-laced video shows 19-year-old freshman Luke Gatti arguing with and shoving the manager on Sunday. Photo: YouTube
STORRS, Conn. -

A University of Connecticut student who wasn't allowed to buy macaroni and cheese with bacon and jalapeno peppers at a campus food court has gotten into a confrontation with a manager and faces criminal charges.
    
An obscenity-laced video shows 19-year-old freshman Luke Gatti arguing with and shoving the manager on Sunday.
    
Gatti had been trying to buy the mac and cheese at the university's student union in Storrs. Police and the manager say he was refused service because he had an open alcohol container.
    
The 9-minute video shows Gatti being tackled by another employee, being arrested by police and spitting at the manager before being led away.
    
Gatti is from Bayville, New York. He's charged with breach of peace and criminal trespass. He's due in court Oct. 13. He hasn't returned a phone call seeking comment.

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