Massachusetts police are looking for a man they say spat at two women hikers who weren’t wearing face masks — and who then told them he had COVID-19.
The man angrily approached the women as they hiked along the Hudson Overlook on the Midstate Trail in Ashburnham on Nov. 15, police said.
He was caught on video spitting at the woman who was filming the encounter.
“I have COVID,” the man can be heard saying. “I’ve been tested positive.”
The man then spits a second time at the woman.
“Are you OK?” she asks.
“No!” the man replies.
Police have not released the identities of the man or the hikers.
“I have COVID,” this man in Ashburnham says as he spits in the direction of two women taking a hike Sunday afternoon. Based on a verbal confrontation early in the video, he was upset the women were not wearing a mask while hiking. Now police are looking