NC mom finds swastika in McDonald's sandwich

A bun with a swastika found at a Morehead City, North Carolina McDonald's is shown.

A North Carolina mother made a shocking discovery when she went to add mayonnaise to her McDonald's chicken sandwich - a butter-drawn swastika symbol.

Charleigh Matice, 32, said she found the Nazi symbol etched in the bun of her sandwich bought from a McDonald's drive-thru in Morehead City last week.

"It took me back for a minute," Matice told ABC News. "It was so offensive."

Matice notified management of the incident, and the employee responsible was promptly fired. Matice said she was told the employee drew the symbol because he was "bored."

"We do not tolerate that kind of behavior at McDonald's, and it's not what we stand for personally as owners," franchise owner Dulcy Purcell said in a statement. "It is about providing the best level of service and care to our customers, and anything less than that is unacceptable to us."

Matice said her grandfather fought in World War II and her great grandmother was tattooed and put in a concentration camp.

"Over six million Jewish people died under that symbol and people forget about it because of lack of education and lack of compassion," she said.

ABC News contributed to this report.

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