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Woman burns supervisor's face over missing cash in Davie, police say

Surveillance video shows workplace violence in Davie

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Jondre Thomas is in serious hot water after police say she threw a cup of hot scalding water right at the face of her supervisor at the 595 truck stop in Davie, where she had worked for the past five years. 

Police said the conflict Friday between Thomas and her supervisor, Claudio Salcedo, started after money went missing from the business and Salcedo's superiors questioned Thomas.  

Thomas denied stealing the money and accused Salcedo of setting her up and trying to get her fired. Surveillance video shows Thomas losing her cool, and throwing the hot liquid right at Salcedos' face. 

After burning him, she walked away. He tackled her, and other employees rushed to separate them. Thomas ran away. Fire rescue took Salcedo to Broward Medical Center where he was treated for second and third-degree burns. One of his eyes was also injured. 

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Thomas at her home in Dania Beach. She is facing one count of aggravated battery. 

The company that owns the truck stop said Thomas has been fired.

Thomas is currently being held in the Broward County Sheriff's Office's Main Jail in Fort Lauderdale on $10,000 bond.

 

 


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