Toledo’s ABC News affiliate reports:
A dispute over wearing a mask escalated and a local couple is calling for a Target employee to be fired for allegedly denying them service for not wearing masks. The couple was charged, but not for violating the governor’s mask mandate.
Matthew and Heather Nicolai will head back to court this month. The family claims they have medical issues and can’t wear a mask. According to body cam video, the Target employees never denied the family service.
Sheriff deputies were called after Matthew Nicolai, who was open carrying a weapon, allegedly threatened the employees. He was arrested and charged with menacing and other charges. His wife is also charged in the case.
Video of the incident is at the link.
The family claims they have medical issues and can’t wear a mask. https://t.co/CN5L7JfodO
— WTVG 13abc (@13abc) September 25, 2020