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Attacked and Beating Pregnant Women: Shannelle Hanson Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Shannelle Hanson Biography

Shannelle Hanson Biography

Shannelle Hanson, 21, was arrested on Friday at a Norwich, Connecticut McDonald’s after she allegedly slapped a pregnant manager at the restaurant in the face in a rage over her unsatisfactory McChicken sandwich

Shannelle Hanson purchased the sandwich around 7.45pm on Friday at Norwich, Connecticut McDonald’s drive-thru but became angry because ‘there was nothing on’ her McChicken, which typically comes with mayonnaise and lettuce.

In her rage she entered the restaurant, walked behind the counter and attacked the restaurant manager, who was 29 weeks pregnant, allegedly saying she hoped she lost her child and didn’t care about fighting her as she had ‘bail money’.

The manager was sent to the hospital in the incident for broken and bleeding nails.

Hanson Stated McDonald’s Messed Up Her Sandwich Multiple Times

Shannelle Hanson Biography
According to Hanson’s statement to Norwich police, she ordered a McChicken at the drive-thru a little before 8 p.m and asked if they could make sure the chicken was fresh. She was told that the sandwich wasn’t made properly and that the staff was making a new one.
“A white lady with blonde hair brought me my food 10 minutes later and I noticed there was nothing on the sandwich,” she said. “I went inside and was told they mess up my sandwich again.


The manager reportedly asked Hanson if she wanted a refund. She was given a refund for the sandwich, not the entire meal. Hanson asked if someone was going to “put the stuff” on her sandwich, and was told no because of the refund.
“She was laughing at me the whole time and I asked what was funny,” Hanson said. “Then I threw the money in her face.”
Hanson said once she was behind the counter the manager stepped to her. She told police that she doesn’t know who threw the first punch.
Shannelle Hanson Biography

Hanson Wanted Another Sandwich After She Received a Refund

“Aren’t you going to make my food?” Hanson asked, in the manager’s statement to the police.


The manager refused to make her another sandwich, as Hanson was given the refund she requested. Hanson began to yell and insisted she would make her own food.
Upon hearing that, she approached the manager at the fry machine, where Hanson pushed, punched and slapped her in the face. Onlooking employees separated the two, despite also receiving blows from Hanson.
Shannelle Hanson Biography

Hanson Said She Did Not Care That the Manager Was Pregnant

The manager of the McDonalds on 78 Town Street in Norwich was 29 weeks pregnant. Before Hanson climbed over the counter, employees told her about the manager’s pregnancy, which did not deter her in any way.


“She told me she had bail money and didn’t care I was pregnant,” the manager wrote in the statement. “She hoped I lost my child.”
The victim was taken to William W Backus Hospital for an examination. She had multiple broken nails, one of which was bleeding. She said they broke in self-defense.
Shannelle Hanson Biography

Police Obtained Video Footage of the Encounter

“On the cameras which were visible, I observed Hanson enter and exchange words with the manager at the counter.” Patrol Officer Anthony Marceau wrote in the report. “I observed Hanson go behind the counter, then patrons looking in that direction.”
People have taken to Twitter to express their opinions. One user says, “These people are unfit for polite society.”
Shannelle Hanson Biography

Hanson is Set to Appear in Court

Hanson was charged with breach of peace and third-degree assault of a pregnant woman. She was released on a $5,000 N/S bond and was issued a court date of June 13, 2019 in Norwich Superior Court.
One Twitter user thinks Hanson should be required to take an anger management course and complete community service, “where she is required to serve food to the poor.”

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Shannelle Hanson, 21, was arrested on Friday at a Norwich, Connecticut McDonald’s after she allegedly slapped a pregnant worker in the face
  • She ordered a McChicken sandwich at the drive-thru and was dissatisfied with it, claiming there was no lettuce or mayonnaise on it 
  • She then entered the restaurant, demanded a refund, and a new sandwich
  • When employees said they wouldn’t make her a new one she walked past the counter and charged at the manager who was 29-weeks pregnant   
  • She slapped her in the face, pushed her, saying she hoped the she lost her unborn child and didn’t care about fighting her, claiming she had ‘bail money’
  • The manager told police she wasn’t feeling well after the attack and was sent to the hospital for her broken and bleeding nails 
  • Hanson was arrested and charged with breach of peace and third-degree assault of a pregnant woman. She was released on $5,000 bond

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