They say no good deed goes unpunished, however that is not the case on the Chipper Truck Café. Its house owners are being rewarded with $5,000 from the meals supply service Grubhub.
“They thanked us for what we did and thanks for paying attention to the notes, and for their appreciation they wanted to give us a reward,” restaurant proprietor Alice Bermejo mentioned.
The house owners talked to Eyewitness News reporter Sonia Rincon Tuesday night time concerning the notorious be aware got here into the eatery early Sunday morning. Along with the order have been the directions “please call the police,” despatched by a 24-year-old girl who was being held towards her will in an residence within the Bronx.
Video from the restaurant exhibits the second Bermejo’s daughter and one other employee see the girl’s determined plea.
Police have been referred to as and a short while later, 32-year-old Kemoy Royal was arrested.
He’s going through prices of rape, illegal imprisonment and different counts.
He’s additionally been linked to an unrelated tried sexual assault days earlier.
Bermejo says on Sunday, a reward was the very last thing on their minds.
“It’s shocking to us, and we’re so grateful that he’s caught and that the girl is ok,” Bermejo mentioned.
The cash will turn out to be useful. Like most eating places, issues weren’t so chipper for the café through the pandemic. The restaurant needed to let their supply driver go to chop prices.
The house owners turned to companies like Uber Eats and Door Dash, and as of a few months in the past, Grubhub.
“Right now my head is in a fog so I don’t know, but we could definitely use it, with everything that happened during the pandemic, it will definitely go to good use,” Bermejo mentioned.
The 32-year-old suspect is being held on $200,000 bond.
In the meantime, the kudos preserve coming. Yonkers City Council can be planning to honor the café’s house owners.
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