They are saying 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 listening to the notes, and for his or her appreciation they wished to offer us a reward,” restaurant proprietor Alice Bermejo mentioned.
The house owners talked to Eyewitness Information reporter Sonia Rincon Tuesday night time in regards to the notorious observe got here into the eatery early Sunday morning. Together with the order had been the directions “please name the police,” despatched by a 24-year-old girl who was being held towards her will in an house within the Bronx.
Video from the restaurant exhibits the second Bermejo’s daughter and one other employee see the girl’s determined plea.
Police had been referred to as and a short while later, 32-year-old Kemoy Royal was arrested.
He is dealing with expenses of rape, illegal imprisonment and different counts.
He is 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 is stunning to us, and we’re so grateful that he is caught and that the lady is okay,” Bermejo mentioned.
The cash will come in useful. Like most eating places, issues weren’t so chipper for the café in the course of the pandemic. The restaurant needed to let their supply driver go to chop prices.
The house owners turned to providers like Uber Eats and Door Sprint, and as of a few months in the past, Grubhub.
“Proper now my head is in a fog so I do not know, however we may positively use it, with the whole lot that occurred in the course of the pandemic, it is going to positively go to good use,” Bermejo mentioned.
The 32-year-old suspect is being held on $200,000 bond.
Within the meantime, the kudos preserve coming. Yonkers Metropolis Council can be planning to honor the café’s house owners.
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