When I read these kinds of stories I always wonder, "Is this a prank?" or "Are they doing this for a viral video?" or "Are they just a horrible human being?" In most of these cases, it's usually the latter.

Tuesday night around 8 pm police were called to the Rotterdam Walmart, 1320 Altamont Ave, after reports of a man claiming he had tested positive for the coronavirus and was intentionally coughing on customers.

Marvin Herring, 24, of Brooklyn was arrested and sent to the Schenectady County jail.

He was charged with one count of making a terroristic threat, a felony, and third-degree menacing, a misdemeanor. In addition, Herring also has an active warrant for first-degree robbery in New York City.

According to the article in The Daily Gazette, the police have requested Herring be tested for the coronavirus even though he wasn't displaying any symptoms and didn't have a fever.

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