Man arrested after assault of Walmart employee who asked him to wear face mask

A 30-year-old man has been arrested for assault and mischief after allegedly assaulting an employee at a Walmart in Dawson Creek, B.C.

RCMP were called to the store at around 8 p.m. PT Wednesday after reports of a customer assaulting an employee who asked him to wear a face mask ā€” which is both store policy and a provincial health order.

After reviewing surveillance footage, RCMP identified the suspect and arrested him at his home.

He has since been released and is expected to appear in court at a later date. Continue Reading

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