ATLANTA - Krispy Kreme said it has launched a full investigation and has issued an apology to the Smyrna Police Department after one of their officers found a handwritten message on a purchased box of donuts Tuesday.
Smyrna police said the on-duty officer stopped at the store on South Cobb near the East-West Connector and when his order was handed over, the words "Black Lives Matter" was written across the top in black ink. Police met with the manager shortly after the incident.
FOX 5 News reached out to Krispy Kreme Tuesday evening after a photo of the box of donuts appeared on the police blog Blue Lives Matter. They issued the following statement:
Smyrna police said they received a written correspondence on Wednesday from a Krispy Kreme representative which read in part:
Krispy Kreme did not release details of the internal actions it would take to address this specific incident. They released another statement to News Radio 106.7's Christy Hutchings on Thursday afternoon which reads:
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