Knott's Scary Farm Workers Assaulted, Berated and Fondled Woman, Lawsuit Alleges
Just add water.
A male Knott's Scary Farm employee standing in water injured a female visitor's hand and finger, splashed water on her and berated her verbally before another wearing a diaper pushed up against her, fondled her, intertwined his fingers with her's and asked, "Do you want to play?" according to her lawsuit against the Buena Park theme park.
Wenjuan Luo filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Knott's Berry Farm and its owners Cedar Fair Management Inc., alleging assault, sexual battery, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment. She is seeking unspecified damages.
The Weekly contacted Knott's for a statement Thursday morning, but a representative has not gotten back to us yet. We'll update this post if they do.
Luo visited the park Oct. 26, 2013, when she was confronted by the first staffer in the second room of a Knott's Scary Farm maze, according to her complaint, which claims he grabbed her right hand, banged it on a metal pole and then pressed both of her hands against the pole, injuring one of her wrists. The suit also alleges Luo's right index finger was cut, and that the assault and inappropriate language yelled at her left her feeling "humiliated and shocked."
The confrontation with the second male worker happened in the maze's third room, according to the suit, which claims she pleaded with him to stop, especially during the alleged fondling. Crying, she was pulled away by someone else passing through the attraction, her complaint states.
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