Man charged, accused of spitting in woman’s face over mask dispute at Walmart

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TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WBRE/WYOU) — A Pennsylvania man is charged after police say he spit on a 69-year-old woman in a Walmart.

According to Pennsylvania State Police in Honesdale, Evan V. Spangenberg and another woman were not wearing masks when the woman approached them and asked them to please wear them.

Spangenberg’s companion complied, but Spangenberg refused and began arguing with her, police said.

The woman then reported the incident to customer service and police. Police said Spangenberg then re-entered the store and spit in her face before leaving again.

He was charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct, and harassment.

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