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Man accused of assaulting Walmart employee after argument over social distancing

A man threatened and assaulted a Walmart employee Tuesday in New Hampshire after an argument over social distancing, police said.

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A man threatened and assaulted a Walmart employee Tuesday in New Hampshire after an argument over social distancing, police said.

Amherst police said that while the man was in line, he started an argument with another customer about social distancing. As the argument became heated, an employee tried to intervene, and the man assaulted and threatened the employee, police said.

The man then left the store.

Police described the man as white and in his 60s. He was wearing sunglasses and a mask.