VIDEO: Shopper WIPES NOSE on Dollar Tree employee after he’s told to wear a mask [Police]

A Michigan man was arrested this week for allegedly wiping his nose on a Dollar Tree employee who asked him to wear a mask while in the store.

The Holly Police Department announced Tuesday that they’ve made an arrest in connection to an assault that occurred Saturday afternoon at a Dollar Tree in Holly. On Monday, police publicized surveillance footage showing an unidentified man wiping his nose on a female employee.

“Here, I will just use this as a mask,” the man allegedly stated before approaching the Dollar Tree employee and wiping his nose on her short-sleeve shirt.

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The man reportedly walked past store signs stating that masks are required. After assaulting the Dollar Tree employee, police said he remained “loud and disruptive” before leaving the store in a white Ford van.

Holly police said a tip helped them identify the suspect. Authorities are not naming the suspect or disclosing additional details about Saturday’s incident until he is formally charged with assault.

** UPDATE ** An arrest has been made in this case. Additional details will be released after an arraignment has…

Posted by Holly Police Department on Monday, May 4, 2020

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[Featured image: Holly Police Department]