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black family locked in restaurant for not tippingWhen Jasmine Marks dined with friends at La Fisherman in Houston recently, she said the service was not that great.

SEE ALSO:Waiters Discriminate Because Blacks Are ‘Bad Tippers’

Furthermore, she was miffed at the 17 percent gratuity calculated into the final bill their server brought to the table.

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Marks didn’t want to pay the 17 percent gratuity, which is the policy of the restaurant when more than five people are in one party. This caused the restaurant to lock her and her party inside the restaurant and call the police, Click2Houston.com reports.

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The gratuity policy was clearly marked on the restaurant’s menus. But Marks said when they questioned it the workers wouldn’t let her or her friends leave; she claims they locked the door and called the police.


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