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Lowa man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for assaulting and coughing someone who asked him to wear the mask correctly.
Shane Wayne Michael, 42, was apparently furious after a man at a Des Moines eyewear store asked him in November to put the mask on his nose, according to local reports.
The victim said Michael followed him to his car, cornered him in the parking lot, then threw him to the ground, opened one eye, and knelt on his groin, according to The Iowa Capital Dispatch.
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Michael then coughed in the man’s face, spat on him and said: “If I have it, you have it,” the report reads, referring to COVID-19.
A Saylor Township resident was convicted of self-inflicted injuries last month, which resulted in serious injuries and convicted on Wednesday, according to the Des Moines Register.
Michael claimed he acted in self-defense and only stabbed the man in the eye after biting him, he said the outlet. Victim admitted biting Michael after receiving a knee in his groin.
The incident is one of the most serious mask conflicts during the coronavirus pandemic.
An Asian woman was slapped in the face in April by a man who was asked to wear a mask at a shop on the Lower East Side.
A month earlier, another Asian woman in Midtown had been attacked by a man annoyed that she wasn’t masked on the outside.
“Where’s your crown mask, Asian bitch?” The suspect screamed as he punched the woman, sources said.