Police: Man coughed and spit on produce at Stop & Shop

KINGSTON, Mass. (AP) – Police are pursuing charges against a man they say was coughing and spitting on produce at a Massachusetts grocery. Kingston police said they were called to a Stop and Shop supermarket around noon Saturday for a report of a disturbance.

They said the 65-year-old Duxbury resident, who they haven’t named, was seen coughing and spitting on food items and then became physically combative with staff and store patrons.

He was taken Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth but is not believed to have COVID-19, the department said in a Facebook post.

PRESS RELEASE:The Kingston Police responded to Stop & Shop located at 160 Summer Street shortly before noon on…

Posted by Kingston Massachusetts Police Department on Saturday, April 4, 2020

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