Woman urinates in California Verizon store after refusing to wear face mask

Verizon requires all in-store customers to wear face covering to prevent coronavirus spread

A dispute at a Verizon store in Roseville, California, involving a woman who refused to wear a face mask escalated when she urinated on the floor and refused to leave, according to a 911 call obtained by CBS Sacramento.

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Three people at the Verizon store were "refusing to leave, not wearing a mask… they’ve asked several times and she refuses," a 911 dispatcher told police according to CBS Sacramento.

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“They’re calling back and advising that that female is pulling down her pants and is now urinating inside the business," the 911 dispatcher later said.

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Verizon requires all in-store customers to wear "a mask or cloth face covering," a company spokesperson told FOX Business.

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Most major U.S. retailers, from Costco to Sam's Club, are requiring that customers wear face masks to prevent coronavirus spread. Find a comprehensive list here.

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