Cup Meals worker Christopher Martin was questioned at the moment at trial a few presumably counterfeit $20 invoice that George Floyd used to purchase cigarettes inside the shop on Could 25, 2020.
Martin mentioned that after analyzing the invoice that Floyd gave him, he believed it was a faux. Initially, Martin mentioned, he thought he would simply settle for the invoice and never confront Floyd about it. Martin testified that the shop’s coverage was “when you took a counterfeit invoice, you’ll have to pay for it out of your cash.”
He mentioned that at the beginning he thought he would simply take it and put it on his personal “tab.” However then Martin determined to go discuss to his supervisor in regards to the faux invoice. His supervisor instructed him to exit to the automotive that Floyd had gotten into and ask him in regards to the invoice. Martin mentioned he went out to Floyd’s car twice.
The prosecution performed safety video from the restaurant throughout the road that confirmed Martin and one other worker going out to Floyd’s automotive and asking him in regards to the invoice.
“I notified them that they wanted to come back again into the shop and the invoice was faux and my boss needed to speak to them,” Martin mentioned.
He testified Floyd “simply appeared like he did not need this to occur. He was simply form of like, ‘why is this taking place?'”
Martin mentioned that Floyd would not agree to come back again into the shop.
He mentioned that he went again into the shop and advised his supervisor that Floyd wouldn’t come again into the shop. His supervisor advised Martin to return out to the automotive and check out once more.
After Martin and a coworker tried a second time, Floyd nonetheless wouldn’t agree to come back into the shop to speak to the supervisor. “George Floyd didn’t select to come back into the retailer,” he mentioned.
He mentioned that after he advised his supervisor a second time that George Floyd wouldn’t come again into the shop, any individual referred to as the police.