Waukesha man arrested after refusing to wear mask, knocking over candy display at Woodman's

Posted at 4:36 PM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 17:36:34-04

WAUKESHA -- A 24-year-old Waukesha man was arrested and cited for disorderly conduct after he became confrontational when asked to wear a mask inside a Woodman's store, according to a police report.

According to the report, a store manager called police when the man "became loud, disorderly, and vulgar" after he was asked to wear a mask. As he was walking out of the store, the manager says the man "purposely knocked over a candy bar display."

Police found the man in the parking lot, where he told officers he did not see a sign posted out front that Woodman's required masks to be worn inside. The man admitted to police he got in an argument with the store manager, and told them he regretted knocking over the candy display, the report says.

The man was arrested and cited for disorderly conduct, and subsequently released.

According to the police report, there was not any damage to the candy bars, and the store has not requested any restitution.

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