A Pennsylvania Rite Aid worker said she was fired after a raging customer destroyed the store because she’d asked him to leave for not wearing a face mask.
Shift manager Elena Santiago, 40, told the York Daily Record a young man carrying a skateboard came into the York, Pa., chain shortly afternoon on Thursday, Sept. 3.
The man ignored her first two requests that he put on a face covering as required under state law.
She tried to give him one of the masks the store keeps on hand for customers, but the man rudely denied her offer, she said.
“If you’re going to disrespect me, I’m going to have to ask you to leave the store,” she recalled then telling the customer, warning him that she would call the police if he didn’t.
When the man threatened to attack her if she dialed 911, she asked the cashier to call other employees to help with the situation.