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Apex woman reports racial slur on pizza receipt

Posted August 22, 2010 10:38 p.m. EDT
Updated August 23, 2010 5:56 a.m. EDT

— An Apex woman who reported finding a racial slur printed on a pizza delivery receipt says she is getting harassing phone calls.

Carla Robinson ordered two pizzas Friday from Domino's Pizza near Ten Ten Road. She said when the pizza delivery driver left, her 10-year-old niece brought the receipt to her attention.

Robinson said the "N" word followed by "DON'T TIP" was printed on the receipt. She reported the incident and says she has since received more than a dozen harassing calls.

“They were saying basically the same stuff that was on the receipt. They were saying 'N-this, you got me fired, you did this, you did that,' just being real ugly to me, just being real mean,” Robinson said. “I’m thinking it is 2010, it's never good to do that. You can't do stuff like that anymore.”

Pat O'Leary, who owns the Domino's Pizza where Robinson ordered from, issued the following statement Sunday:

"I’m horrified this occurred. This was the action of a lone individual and it does not reflect my views. Upon learning of the incident, the general manager of the store fired the responsible person immediately. I have reached out to the customer and offered my sincere apology.”

Robinson said she doesn't know who made the harassing calls. The Wake County Sheriff's Office is investigating.