2 charged with assault over assault on Walmart clerk who requested prospects to put on masks: RCMP

Two individuals have been charged with assault after an altercation over the carrying of face masks at a Walmart retailer in Dawson Creek, B.C., in November. 

RCMP say a retailer worker was attacked after asking two prospects to put on masks.

A video posted on Fb that has since been eliminated claimed to indicate the incident within the retailer on Nov. 25.

The video exhibits a person sitting on somebody and punching them repeatedly, whereas voices within the background say, “Cease, please! That is sufficient!”

WATCH | Video claiming to indicate the Nov. 25 assault:

Within the video, a person is seen repeatedly punching somebody mendacity beneath him on the ground in a B.C. Walmart. 0:22

Jordan Alex Taylor and Kennedy Jane Tempo at the moment are charged with assault, based on the B.C. Prosecution Service.

Taylor can be charged with mischief for deliberately damaging the worker’s cellphone.

Taylor is scheduled for a primary courtroom look on Feb. 23.

On Tuesday, Dawson Creek RCMP stated Tempo was at giant, and a warrant had been issued for her arrest.

RCMP say the Walmart worker suffered minor accidents, and did not require medical care.

In an announcement to CBC Information in November, a Walmart spokesperson stated the incident was “utterly unacceptable and deeply troubling.”

“Our associates are doing the whole lot they will to help our communities throughout this pandemic,” the assertion stated. 

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