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Customer Bites Security Guards Near Lisa Vanderpump’s New Restaurant

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David Livingston / Getty Images Lisa Vanderpump attends the grand opening of Pump Lounge hosted by Lisa Vanderpump and Ken Todd at Pump on May 13, 2014 in West Hollywood, Calif.

Police were called — and then everyone ate their desserts

Correction appended 1:00 p.m., May 16

Just as a public service, sometimes a press release has to be shared, and this is one of those times.

At the May 15 public opening of PUMP Lounge, a new venture from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump, something strange happened: according to a press release issued by PUMP’s communications firm, “a deranged customer” had to be chased out of a nearby club onto the street outside the restaurant when he bit three security guards.

The press release continues (emphasis ours):

The guards finally tackled him in front of PUMP, but not before he bit another innocent bystander.

Owners Lisa Vanderpump and husband Ken Todd immediately called the West Hollywood sheriffs department who arrived as the crowd from Pump was gathered outside watching the scene unfold.

Sheriffs restrained the assailant in the street at the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Robertson, then hauled him away as patrons went back to enjoy the delicious desserts at a packed tasting night inside WeHo’s newest eatery and hot spot.

That is all.

Correction: A previous version of this article misstated the original location from which the deranged customer was chased. He was chased from a club, onto the street outside PUMP Lounge.

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