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Missouri Walmart Coronavirus Licker Charged With 'Terrorist Threat'

Missouri Walmart Coronavirus Licker Charged With 'Terrorist Threat' Man who filmed himself licking supermarket products arrested and charged with terrorist threat
Deanna Wagner | 26 March, 2020, 16:02

A man in Missouri was arrested after licking products on a Walmart shelf and then filming it.

Suspect Cody Pfister, 26, has been charged with making a terrorist threat following the incident in a Walmart store.

"Don't touch your mouth", Pfister says after his disgusting deed.

In a statement on Monday, the City of Warrenton Police Department confirmed an arrest, and said charges were being spearheaded via the Warren County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

If he is convicted of the charge, it is a class E felony that comes with a four-year prison sentence and a fine.

The court documents say Pfister "knowingly caused a false belief or fear that a condition involving danger to life existed" and acted "with reckless disregard of the risk causing the evacuation, quarantine or closure of any portion" of the Walmart store.

The footage garnered both local and global complaints, including some from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Ireland, Warrenton police said.

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Another teenager who filmed himself licking a toilet and saying "coronavirus challenge" later claimed to have contracted COVID-19.

The World Health Organisation has said the United States could become the new coronavirus epicentre following a "very large acceleration" in cases amounting to around 40 per cent of global infections in 24 hours on Tuesday.

Pfister's tongue appeared to touch several products during the quick video, which included the caption: "I'm a nasty moths f-ker!"

At the time of writing, there were 59,502 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the U.S. All over the country, businesses have shut down, and citizens have either been mandated or volunteered to self-isolate to prevent the spread of the disease.

The man uploaded the video on social media and was quickly identified as Cody Pfister.

While the trend does not appear to have taken off, the #coronaviruschallenge hashtag has nearly 100 million views on TikTok.