CEO John Castle allegedly breaks waiter's finger over check, says report

CEO John Castle breaks waiter's finger over check, says report
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(CBS) - An angry CEO dining at a posh Palm Beach restaurant allegedly broke his waiter's finger for bringing the check too early, reports ABC News.

According to a Palm Beach Police Department report, Paul Kucik, a 57-year-old waiter at Club Colette, says that John Castle became upset with him when he brought the bill to his table. Kucik says Castle grabbed his hand and bent and twisted his fingers.

Kucik, who claims Castle's wife had asked for the check, reportedly went to a clinic the next morning for an X-ray and found that his ring finger was fractured.

John Castle is CEO of Castle Harlan, a private equity firm.

ABC reports that according to the police report, "Kucik stated that he attempted to hand Mr. Castle the bill and Mr. Castle became irate with him and yelled, 'You schmuck, why did you bring the bill to the table?'"

Kucik has not pressed charges.

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