24 Apr 2020

Man arrested after coughing and sneezing on woman

9:03 pm on 24 April 2020

A man has been arrested after he was reportedly followed a woman around an Auckland city supermarket, deliberately and repeatedly coughing and sneezing on her.

Queues at Mt Wellington Countdown on the 28th of March

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The police said the incident happened at the Royal Oak Pak 'n Save at about 3pm this afternoon.

The 30-year-old does not appear to have any Covid-19 symptoms, but will be tested, a spokesperson said.