“We think if he takes his medicine he is very normal. He comes in and says ‘hello’ to us,” she said.
“We don’t want him to go to jail if he has mental problems because sometimes [mental patients] couldn’t control themselves.”
Xie told The Postshe worries about the safety of her all-female staff and began closing 4 Choices & A Soup earlier because of the increased number of homeless and mentally ill people congregating around the area in recent years.
“Our restaurant is opened 18 years. We have never had this kind of situation. I’m so surprised he is Chinese and he is [an] old man,” Xie said.