BELMONT, N.C. — A Belmont man has been charged with a misdemeanor public health violation after police say he coughed on a Walmart customer and stated he had coronavirus. It happened at the Belmont Walmart off Wilkinson Boulevard
Robert Heffner Jr., 26, was arrested Friday night and is expected to have a first court appearance on Monday.
Officials said on the arrest report that Heffner "knew or should have known" that his actions could create fear or anxiety for those around him.
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