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RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO - APRIL 01: In this photo illustration, an 'Impossible Whopper' sits on a table at a Burger King restaurant on April 1, 2019 in Richmond Heights, Missouri. Burger King announced on Monday that it is testing out Impossible Whoppers, made with plant-based patties from Impossible Foods, in 59 locations in and around St. Louis area. (Photo illustration by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

A police officer in New Mexico got quite the surprise when he picked up his lunch from a local Burger King, which caused several employees to lose their jobs.

Workers preparing the meal last week, burned Timo Rosenthal’s burger and drew a cartoon pig with a badge on its wrapper.

Taking to Facebook, the officer detailed his experience, adding, “Guess that was the last time I ate at Burger King in Clovis, NM.” In an interview with Fox & Friends, Rosenthal said he thought it was funny until he realized “it was out of spite.”

The chain’s management immediately issued an apology, axing the five staffers and offering food for the Clovis Police Department “as a gesture of good will.”

Well, while on lunch break (and in uniform) I ordered food at Burger King and received this. The patties were burnt and...

Posted by Timo Rosenthal on Thursday, August 8, 2019