Teens Arrested After Coronavirus Coughing Pranks at Walmart

By RADIO.COM

Two teens were busted over the weekend for COVID-19 pranks in a Florida Walmart.

Amos Troublefield and Antonio Green were arrested after reportedly “running around” Walmart coughing and spraying Febreze on customers and employees, reports the New York Daily News.

For the specific gag in question, the teens were “pretending to cough on somebody but actually just spraying them with Febreze,” according to a police report obtained by The Smoking Gun.

The two were charged with shoplifting the container of Febreze that they used in the prank, which was valued at $4.94. They allegedly just picked it off one of the store’s shelves.

They also currently stand accused of disorderly conduct.

The report claims that Troublefield and Green told Vero Beach police that they were committing the pranks “just trying to be funny and make their videos for YouTube.”

The two were arrested after leaving the store while driving in their white pickup truck.

Daily Mail reports that the duo were booked into the county jail shorty before 8.30 p.m. local time, and released after posting $1,000 bond less than two hours later. They are due back in court for their arraignments on June 2.

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