Domino's Pizza driver sacked after sending young woman "freaky" text messages
A delivery driver for Domino’s Pizza has been fired after he was found to have bombarded a woman with “freaky” text messages.
Male driver was sacked by the famous fast-food chain after it emerged that he had sent a number of inappropriate messages to 22-year-old Imogen Groome from Exeter.
The text messages were sent to her mobile phone on Friday night after she ordered a pizza to her home.
Ms Groome explained how she feared for her safety after the driver began texting her 20 minutes after delivering the food, saying she's "beautiful".
“I’d just come back from a work social and was really hungry. I thought ‘I’m going to get a pizza’.
“It was almost midnight,” she revealed to student newspaper The Tab.
Imogen became suspicious when the Domino’s Pizza employee phoned her a number of times to get directions to her address but was "hysterically laughing" on the phone line.
She added: “I got a phone call and it was this guy giggling down the phone. He said ‘Hi, it’s Domino’s’. And then started laughing.
"I asked if he was outside but I went to the door and he wasn't there so I stood outside the door for ten minutes.
"Then I saw that he was falling across the road like he was completely out of it with my pizza."
After the odd exchange, a text came in from the same number which said: "You are so beautiful, God bless you."
Dominos began investigating the incident on Monday.
Imogen said: "I found it a bit odd and funny at the time.
"But actually It's really sinister and freaky and I am really disturbed by what happened.
"It has made me not want to use Dominos delivery any more."
Nina Arnott, a spokesperson for Domino's Pizza Group said: "We are very sorry to hear about Imogen's experience, which was wholly unacceptable.
"Following an investigation, the driver has been dismissed with immediate effect.
"We are in touch with Imogen to help put this right."