Video shows man coughing on South Carolina Walmart merchandise

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BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. (WSPA) — The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in which a man appeared to deliberately cough on merchandise in the Boiling Springs Walmart.

Walmart confirmed the incident took place Sunday at its store, located at 4000 Highway 9 in Boiling Springs.

A spokeswoman for Walmart gave the following statement via email:

“It’s unfortunate that a person would behave this way in our store. We appreciate our customers who take the health and safety of others seriously.”

The sheriff’s office told 7News that because the investigation into the incident is ongoing, no further information is available at this time.

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