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A New Orleans restaurant has fired one of its employees after a receipt with a racial slur on it circulated online.

Huck Finn's Cafe said in a statement on its website that it was "shocked and appalled" by the unidentified employee, who allegedly gave a customer a receipt with the N-word on it and "100 % Dislike" printed underneath.

A photo of the receipt was uploaded to Facebook with the caption "This receipt was given to my daughter. We need an advocate and a lawyer ASAP." The receipt was dated May 21, 2015 and had Huck Finn's logo printed on it, but could not be verified as authentic by NBC News.

A customer at a New Orleans restaurant got more than she bargained for Thursday afternoon when a racial slur appeared on her receipt.via Facebook

"The unfortunate actions of this one employee do not mirror the mission of Huck Finn’s Cafe’s firm non-discrimination policy, and we are extremely apologetic for any inconvenience this may have caused," the restaurant said.

A manager at the restaurant would not give any further comment to NBC affiliate WDSU.

— Elizabeth Chuck