In the latest instalment of 'white person calls police on black person for just going about their daily life', a Subway worker has called the police on a black family who just stopped in for dinner.

The Dobsons, a family of seven, were on their way back from visiting their grandmother for her birthday on Monday, when they stopped at Subway in Coweta County, Georgia, for dinner.

Felicia and Othniel Dobson were accompanied by their four children, aged between 8 and 19, as well as the children's aunt, and they'd been at the restaurant for about an hour when a worker called the police, reports WSB-TV 2,

In the urgent 911 call, the worker can be heard saying:

I need somebody to come through here please, ASAP. Now.

There's about eight people in a van, and they've been in the store for about an hour.

They keep going back and forth to the bathrooms by my back door.

The worker also alleged that the Dobsons were possibly filling their cups with soda, and not water.

A Newnan police officer responded to the call, and apologised to the family, saying that the worker was suspicious of the family, and that she'd been robbed previously.

Speaking to the news network, Felicia Dobson commented:

I don't think she ever felt threatened. We can't change our skin colour. I have great kids. I have a great family.

In a statement to Channel 2 Action News, Subway franchisee Rosh Patel said:

I take this very seriously, and I am fully investigating.

I have also used this opportunity to reiterate to my staff the importance of making everyone feel welcome.

The owner of the restaurant has since called the Dobsons to apologise, and the employee that called the police is now in administrative leave.

The incident is the latest in a string of incidents in America, where white people have called the police on black people for going about their daily lives.

In May, a woman who has now been branded 'Permit Patty',called the police on a black family having a barbecue by a lake in Orlando; and in June, a white woman in San Francisco allegedly called the police on an 8-year-old black girl for selling water.

HT New York Post

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