(Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office)

Man Accused of Spraying Business with Substance Labeled COVID-19, Terrorism Task force Investigating

Police say a man threatened a local Jacksonville business with something he called COVID-19 on Sunday.

Witnesses told police the suspect approached the business with a container labeled COVID-19 and sprayed the unknown substance on and around the entrance doors.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the suspect told employees and customers “they were now infected with COVID-19.”

Read more at First Coast News WTLV and WJXX

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