HEMPSTEAD - Police say a 32-year-old man was found dead in a McDonald’s in Hempstead.

The man was found by a worker in the bathroom of the restaurant on Main Street around 8:45 a.m. Police say the man was bleeding from the face.

EMS responded and pronounced the man dead at the scene. 

A McDonald’s employee told News 12 that they check the bathrooms inside the restaurant every 30 minutes for vagrants or people using drugs.

One customer says the McDonald’s was still serving food while police were investigating the scene.

The identity of the man and his cause of death has not yet been released.