UPDATE: 4 cited in Mother's Day brawl at Atlanta area restaurant
By Associated Press
UPDATE: EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) - Police in the Atlanta area have identified four people seen fighting in a video of a Mother's Day brawl that went viral.
East Point police Capt. Cliff Chandler tells local news outlets that 26-year-old Devecc Bilingslea, 25-year-old Zacarli Dalcoe, 26-year-old Willis Jumario Hall and 21-year-old Demonte Harrison were cited for disorderly conduct in connection with the May 8 fight at Kiku Japanese Steakhouse.
A police report says Harrison, a busboy, was cleaning tables when a female customer berated him for smiling. Harrison replied that it was his job to smile, and a male customer got up and punched Harrison. The fight escalated from there.
Attorney Charles Webb is representing Hall, Billingslea and Dalcoe. He says the video of the fight doesn't tell the whole story, and that he believes his clients will be exonerated.
It's unclear if Harrison has an attorney.
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PREVIOUS STORY: EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) - An Atlanta area restaurant had to close early on Mother's Day due to a brawl that started because an employee was smiling.
News outlets report that a fight broke out between customers and employees Sunday at Kiku Japanese Steakhouse in East Point.
A police report says busboy Demonte Harrison was cleaning tables when a female customer berated him for smiling. Harrison replied that it was his job to smile and a male customer punched Harrison.
Exclusive footage of the Mothers Day brawl that happened today at Kiku Japanese Steakhouse on Camp Creek Parkway. pic.twitter.com/5dvwd95pG1