Comerica Park employee arraigned after allegedly spitting on pizza in viral video

Sep 24, 2018 at 11:25 am

Some of you may be rethinking your next slice of 'za after seeing this video of a Comerica Park employee allegedly spitting on pizza.

The viral video was uploaded to Facebook on Saturday, a reshare from the video that was originally published on Instagram. The video shows an employee spitting on pizza dough before putting tomato sauce over the pizza. According to WWJ-AM, the incident occurred on Friday when the Tigers hosted the Kansas City Royals.

Detroit Sportservice, which provides Comerica Park's food and beverage services, released a statement saying, "As soon as we became aware through social media of potential food tampering Friday night, we immediately close that food stand and disposed of all the product."

WXYZ-TV reports that the employee has been arrested by Detroit police for allegedly spitting in the pizza.

As of Monday morning, the video on Facebook has received over 83,000 views and 3,000 shares.

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