Girl, 3, Bites Into Glass in Wendy's Burger After Kitchen Light Bulb Breaks

A little girl in a Detroit-area Wendy's got a mouthful of glass after taking a bite of her burger, her mother says.

A Michigan mom wants answers after she says her daughter took a bite of a Wendy's burger and got a mouthful of glass.

The 3-year-old girl was at the franchise in Southgate when her mother says she heard a loud crunch when her daughter took a bite.

As the mother worked to pull the food from the girl's mouth, she said she found her fingers had blood and glass on them.

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The mother called police, then rushed her daughter to the hospital, the Associated Press reports.

A manager reportedly told police that some glass had broken in the food preparation area and somehow made it into the burger.

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A statement released by the franchise owner Starboard Group confirmed the glass was from a light bulb.

"This is an extremely unfortunate accident and we quickly investigated, it appears a light bulb may have broken during maintenance activity in the restaurant," the statement read.

The girl is now at home recovering.

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