A Missouri man has been charged with making a terrorist threat after he posted a viral video showing himself licking items inside a Walmart store amid concern over the spread of the coronavirus.
As the Riverfront Times reported, 26-year-old Cody Pfister was arrested by police this week after the video filmed inside a Walmart store in Warrenton attracted worldwide attention. The video, reportedly filmed on March 11, showed the man licking several items and taunting people who were afraid of the spread of the deadly virus.
“Who’s afraid of the coronavirus?” the man said in the video posted to social media.
As the report noted, police in Warrenton received tips from as car away as Ireland and the Netherlands about the man, and were able to track down and take Pfister into custody this week.