Starbucks customers leaving with free drinks after computer outage

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

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.