The owner of a diner in Portland, Maine is under fire on Facebook for yelling at 20-month-old girl who was crying in her restaurant after the child's mother posted on about the experience.

Marcy's Diner on Oak Street in Portland's downtown is a busy place on the weekends. Owner Darla Neugebauer said that's partly what led her to snap at a child on Saturday.

Neugebauer said the child's parents had ordered three pancakes and then didn't feed them to the girl, causing the child to cry loudly. After attempts to get the family to leave, or to take the girl outside, the diner owner said she slammed her hands down on the counter and told the girl to be quiet.

The child's mother posted on Marcy's Diner's Facebook page about her experience. Neugebauer responded from the establishment's account, even at one point saying, " you are lucky I didn't get really *blank* nuts because being physical is not something I cower from."

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