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Police: Chicago man charged in coronavirus-related attack

 

April 17, 2020



A Chicago man who allegedly punched a nurse on a city bus after accusing her of trying to give him the coronavirus by coughing on him has been arrested on a felony battery charge, police said Friday.

According to the police department's news affairs office, a 31-year-old nurse told officers that she was riding a Chicago Transit Authority bus in the downtown area on the evening of April 1 wearing scrubs and a mask when she coughed into her elbow.

She said a man, later identified as Quindrell Yarbrough, 29, accused her of trying to infect him with the virus and as he got off the bus, punched...



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