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A California grocery store worker was suspended after she pepper-sprayed a guy who refused to use a face mask and supposedly rammed her with a shopping cart. CBS Los Angeles reported that the worker challenged the guy on July 15 at Ralphs grocery shop in Central Los Angeles and informed the male he had to use a face-covering or leave the establishment, a standard needed by Los Angeles County. The man rammed the staff member with a shopping cart, and in action “she pepper-sprayed him and called the authorities,” according to the report. The incident was recorded on a mobile phone video. A witness informed the outlet that they saw the man triggering a turmoil in the store..

The employee challenged a man about using a face-covering in the shop. The male refused and rammed her with a shopping cart. The guy rammed the employee with a shopping cart, and in response “she pepper-sprayed him and called the police,” according to the report.

A Ralphs grocery store employee in Central Los Angeles was suspended for 5 days after a run-in that happened on July 15. The worker confronted a male about using a face-covering in the store. The male declined and rammed her with a shopping cart.