The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says that a man was jailed for two days after letting his girlfriend eat from his plate — and then refusing to pay for two $7 buffet meals.
When he was charged for two $7 buffet meals, Linscomb refused to pay for one of them. He said that “there were no signs in the restaurant that said someone could not have some food off your plate,” the report said.
The restaurant staff called police, who came to the restaurant on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway and arrested Linscomb on a charge of theft of services. He was taken to Fulton County Jail.
The man was released from jail two days later after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct.
According to the police report, the jailed diner said that his girlfriend had only had “a couple bites” of his food. Don’t mess with buffet restaurant managers, people. They are serious about the buffet rules.