Man allegedly coughs against LCBO employee now wanted for assault


Stratford police are looking for a suspect after he coughs against an LCBO employee and are now wanted for assault.

Police said the incident took place around midday on March 24 in the city center.

Police said the man was annoyed by the additional COVID-19 security measures in place in the store.

After making his purchase, the man is said to have coughed twice at the store.

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the police considered this alleged act to be an assault.

The suspect is described as white, aged 65 to 75, with short gray hair and baldness on top.

He wore glasses, a brown Tuff Duck work jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 519-271-4141.


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