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KFC probes claim scarred child was asked to leave

9 months ago Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:42:50 AM CDT June 24, 2014 Tuesday, June 24 2014 Jun 24, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

JACKSON, MS - Was it all a hoax?

That's the question facing people who've rallied behind a 3-year-old girl in Mississippi. The girl's family said they were asked to leave a KFC franchise because an employee said the girl's injuries from a mauling by a pit bull were disturbing the other customers.

KFC says the restaurant's internal investigation couldn't verify that the incident took place. An outside investigator is now being hired.

A posting on a Facebook page set up for the girl is denying that it was a hoax.

KFC says its commitment of $30,000 to help with the child's medical bills won't be affected by the investigation's outcome.

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