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Jenkinson's Aquarium gift shop employee suspended after viral video

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A Jenkinson's Aquarium gift shop employee has been suspended after she was seen on video allegedly kicking a group of young black girls out of the shop.

Viral video shows a woman arguing with the employee.

The worker says she told the girls to get a chaperone.

When they came back, she says she did not think the woman was a chaperone and they "were not welcome" there.

Some say she kicked the girls out because they were black.

Jenkinson's Pavilion said in a statement it has suspended the woman while it conducts an internal investigation.

It also says discrimination of any kind is not tolerated by the company.

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