Taco Bell Employee Fired After Photos Surface with His Hands Down His Pants

Austin Velliquette/Facebook
Austin Velliquette/Facebook
Sandusky, OH

A Taco Bell employee in Sandusky, Ohio, lost his job after a photo showing him with his hands down his pants at work surfaced online.

The photo was first posted to Facebook by a customer named Austin Velliquette, who noted that the photo sickened him. “Sandusky Taco bell for ya. I think I’ll go somewhere else, thanks,” he wrote.

It wasn’t long before the photo got over six thousand shares.

Equally as fast, Taco Bell took action, firing the employee and apologizing to patrons.

“This is completely unacceptable,” Taco Bell said. “Our franchisee took immediate action, and has terminated the employee and re-trained the entire staff. We want customers to know that the person in the photo was never in contact with the food, and that the Health Department inspected the restaurant and approved its operations.”

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