In America, simple home delivery saved a life

We probably underestimate the usefulness of the comments that can be added when ordering a burger or pizza for home delivery… However, this box saved the life of a young American victim of a hostage situation.

We generally claim that we don’t have onion rings in our burger or swap a chicken skewer for a beef with cheese in a Japanese menu… Comments opened at the end of an order and delivered through the platforms are helpful to our to satisfy small whims. In the case of this 24-year-old young woman, this attack simply saved her life!

American media like Today and NBC say the victim connected to the Grubhub app, an Uber Eats equivalent that operates in the United States and the United Kingdom, to launch the alert. Kidnapped for five hours in the New York district of the Bronx, she came up with the idea of ​​placing an order to get the opportunity to call for help thanks to this extra box. The restaurant itself released the information and thanked the police via its Facebook page.

Indeed, the young woman had asked to call the police and remain discreet during the delivery to end the hostage situation. She landed less than an hour and a half after taking the warrant… The attacker was arrested and is now charged with several charges, including rape, strangulation and threats.

(ETX Daily Up)

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