Game over for Chuck E Cheese's in Amherst?

Posted at 6:28 PM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 18:28:27-04

It could soon be game over for Chuck E. Cheese’s in Amherst. Amherst Town Supervisor, Brian Kulpa is strongly thinking about revoking the game room license for the Harlem Road location. 

This after another fight broke out inside over the weekend. It’s the second fight within a matter of weeks. On Saturday, two employees including a minor got into a brawl. 

You might remember back in April, cell phone video captured a large fight in the game area between customers. Kulpa said bad behavior is nothing new at this location. 

“Suppose to be a safe place for children and it’s not,” Kulpa said. 

The town supervisor worries about the safety of the small children inside who are witnessing these incidents. About a week ago the chain promised the Town of Amherst that it would make safety improvements, including adding security guards. 

In a statement to 7 Eyewitness News this afternoon, the chain said, 

“We are aware of a physical altercation that took place on June 9 at our Amherst, NY location between two employees, one being a minor. No guests were involved and the instigating employee was terminated immediately. The safety of our guests and employees is our number one priority and we will continue to work closely with the community to ensure a safe environment for families.” 

“Do a better job of operating your business. Show us don’t tell me how you’re going to change the culture over there. Show me,” Kulpa said. 

Chuck E. Cheese’s Gaming License is up for renewal with the Town of Amherst in January. 

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