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All of the Horrible Things That Have Happened at Chuck E. Cheese  

Jacob Shelton
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Chuck E. Cheese's is supposed to be a family friendly place where you can take your kids and let them run around like maniacs while you eat pizza and sigh with the other parents who are too tired to speak. But for some reason, some of the most insane things happen at Mr. Cheese’s restaurant. Most of the Chuck E. Cheese horror stories on this list sound like they’re straight out of a Law & Order writer’s nightmares, but they’re all true. You’re going to think twice about taking the family out for pizza and skee ball after reading about all of these horrible things that have happened at Chuck E. Cheese's.

For whatever reason, Chuck E. Cheese crimes tend to fall into some of the most violent and gross categories of unlawful offenses that exist. Whether it’s creepy dudes smoking heroin in the bathroom, or creepy dudes taking pictures of kids, all of these Chuck E. Cheese stories are definitely going to activate your ick factor. If there are any lessons to be learned from this list of true and terrible things that have happened at Chuck E. Cheese's, it’s that you should keep an eye on your kids, and never trust cartoon mice – no matter how cute they may be.

After you finish reading about all of these horrible crimes that took place at Chuck E. Cheese's, tell everyone about your own run-ins with Mr. Cheese. Did he take pity on you? Or did he make you clean the ball pit?
Massive Brawl Breaks Out in Connecticut
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After being told to "tone it down" by a manager, a 12-person brawl broke out after two women bumped into each other. No children were injured during the incident and police have not made any arrests.
Tire Flies Through Window, Injuring Three
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In 2015 a 63-year-old woman drove her car into a ditch and hit a telephone pole causing the tires to fly off her car and go through the window of a nearby Chuck E. Cheese's, injuring three kids who were treated on the scene.
Malfunctioning Photo Machine Leads to Aggravated Assault
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In Parma, OH, five Chuck E. Cheese's employees were viciously attacked by a group of people who were angry over a malfunctioning photo machine. One of the employees said that he was slammed into a table and was on the receiving end of an uppercut from one of the customers.

By the time the police arrived the vicious mob had run away.

Fistfight Breaks Out Over Stolen Cellphone
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While visiting Chuck E. Cheese's with two children, Wanda Jackson attempted to steal another woman's phone and got into a fight over the piece of tech. The police report says that the victim spit in Jackson's face and that's when things got hairy. Jackson was charged with third-degree assault.