NEW YORK (WABC) -- Starbucks experienced a computer outage at company operated locations on Friday evening, which left many customers walking out with a free drink.
The point of sale register outage was caused by a failed system refresh.
Starbucks is working to resolve the issue and stores will remain open to serve customers.
The outage is also affecting Evolution Fresh and Teavana stores.
Starbucks customers leaving with free drinks after computer outage