Restaurant employees dressed as Energy Rangers fend off attacker
A workforce of staff sporting Energy Rangers costumes was real-life superheroes after a girl in want of assist entered their restaurant.
On Oct. 14, a Twitter consumer posted a thread in regards to the “craziest” encounter that she witnessed whereas eating at NōKA Ramen in Oakland, Calif.
“I’m at a ramen store owned by Thai folks in Oakland dressed as energy rangers, when a girl comes speeding in saying she wasn’t secure — and a person got here working in after her and places her in a chokehold,” she tweeted.
The Twitter consumer then answered the obvious query — why have been the workers working whereas sporting costumes based mostly on characters from an motion sequence?
She defined that the principle cocktail served at NōKA Ramen is a drink known as “The Noka Rangers.”
“As soon as the lady had expressed she wasn’t secure, and she or he didn’t wish to go residence with this man who was choke holding her, the black energy ranger (the supervisor with a kicka— bob) and the yellow ranger, informed the person to go away,” the social media consumer continued. “He swung at them. That is when all rangers yelled, ‘Huey!’”
In keeping with her, the worker dressed because the Yellow Ranger blocked the punch from the person inflicting the commotion. All the workers then informed the lady at risk to cover within the kitchen.
The person then began utilizing racial slurs and tried to observe the lady into the kitchen. The Yellow Ranger stepped in once more. This time, the masked hero grabbed the person by his collar earlier than eradicating him from the restaurant.
One other tweet described the chaotic scene. “We’re making an attempt to name the cops. Patrons are shaking & crying. The pink energy ranger (hostess) tells us our meals is free. The person goes outdoors, begins selecting up chairs, child seats & salt + pepper shakers to throw on the home windows. I, for some cause, begin gorging down my ramen,” the consumer wrote.
The person tried to return to the restaurant with one other particular person, the Twitter consumer mentioned, however the Energy Rangers assembled and locked them out.
Earlier than ending the thread, the social media consumer wrote that the police finally arrived on the scene and she or he was in a position to thank the employees earlier than she left.
One NōKA Ramen worker replied to the thread and mentioned, “Thanks for sharing this story — we’re so grateful everyone seems to be secure.”
The restaurant additionally shared the thread on its Instagram web page and included an image of eight staff donning their Energy Rangers costumes.
“Our NōKA Rangers have been actual life heroes final night time when an incident occurred,” the caption learn. “Like our heroic namesakes, it’s not simply the powers and costumes that give us power. It’s who and what we’re inside that empowers us.”
The publish celebrated the brave workforce members, but additionally knowledgeable prospects that the turmoil was “an anomaly.”
“The security of our friends and staff is of utmost significance to us. We’re absolutely cooperating with the police in figuring out the person concerned,” the publish concluded.
Many Instagram customers left feedback praising the workers for defending the lady.
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