COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bob Evans Farms, Inc. today issued the following statement regarding an incident that took place near its restaurant at 3800 South High Street in Columbus:
At approximately 3:50 p.m. today, a man claiming to have been shot entered the Bob Evans restaurant located at 3800 South High Street in Columbus. The restaurant management notified authorities immediately. The Bob Evans Farms, Inc. employees are cooperating fully with the Columbus Police Department and have closed the restaurant pending the investigation.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Davis said: "Nothing is more important to Bob Evans Farms than the safety and well being of our employees and guests. No one inside the restaurant was injured, and we are hoping for the best possible resolution of this unfortunate incident."
About Bob Evans Farms, Inc.
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Bob Evans and Mimi's Cafe brand names. At the end of the fourth fiscal quarter (April 30, 2010), Bob Evans owned and operated 569 family restaurants in 18 states, primarily in the Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States, while Mimi's Cafe owned and operated 146 casual restaurants located in 24 states, primarily in California and other western states. Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is also a leading producer and distributor of pork sausage and a variety of complementary homestyle convenience food items under the Bob Evans and Owens brand names. For more information about Bob
Evans Farms, Inc., visit the company's Web site at www.bobevans.com.
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