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Police looking for suspects who were seen intentionally coughing on people at Safeway in Mt. Airy

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 11:29:39-04

MOUNT AIRY, Md. — Mount Airy Police are looking for suspects who were seen intentionally coughing/sneezing on people.

According to MAPD, they were recently made aware of an incident at a Safeway that took place on Monday between 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

MAPD say they were not notified of the incident until several hours later.

It was reported suspects were seen intentionally coughing/sneezing on individuals who were abiding by CDC guidelines.

MAPD is currently investigating the incident and are taking the matter seriously.

MAPD would like to encourage the public if they see an incident to contact them right away, this includes incidents which are not related to COVID -19.

If anyone observed the incident or has information, please call police at 301-703-1375.