Wal-Mart logo at store entrance

Wal-Mart logo on the store front of a store with American flag flying in front. (Photo by: Don & Melinda Crawford/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

WARRENTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A Warrenton man is in custody Tuesday after filming himself licking items at Walmart.

The viral video showed a man licking several toiletries at Walmart after stating "Who's scared of the coronavirus?"

The video gained international attention from people in the Netherlands, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

"We take these complaints very seriously and would like to thank all of those who reported the video so the issue could be addressed," the police department said.

There has been four deaths reported in Missouri related to the coronavirus.

Charges are pending at this time. No additional information has been released. 


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