By Bill Shields

MARSHFIELD (CBS) – A Quincy police officer is facing disciplinary action after a group he was with was involved in a fight inside a Marshfield restaurant on Wednesday night.

Lei Yan, co-owner of Ming Restaurant, said a group of people ordered food and drinks, but when they took off their masks, she could tell they had been drinking. She refused to serve them more alcohol.

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A woman in the group was seen on video charging one of the owners of Ming Restaurant in Marshfield, breaking clear plastic barriers in the restaurant. (Courtesy photo)

An off-duty Quincy police officer allegedly pulled out his police identification and demanded drinks. A woman in the group was seen on video charging one of the owners, breaking clear plastic barriers in the restaurant.

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“She shoved me,” said co-owner James Tian. “They tried to stop me … I was calling 911.”

“Two of the five – a man and a woman – were belligerent, refused to put masks on, and when they were refused services of alcoholic beverages, their behavior just escalated,” said Marshfield Police Chief Phil Tavares.

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Marshfield police were called to the scene, but the owners decided not to press charges. The restaurant was cited last month for violating the face-mask rules.

Bill Shields