Police say woman pepper sprays in pizza place over mask use

Associated Press
The Rolla Daily News

AFFTON — Police say a 27-year-old St. Louis woman pepper sprayed employees at a pizza place after she was asked to leave because she wasn't wearing a mask. 

St. Louis County police responded to a call Sunday at Incredible Pizza Company, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday. 

Police said customers were asked to leave because they weren't wearing masks, then a woman used pepper spray on employees. 

The woman was issued a summons for assault. 

St. Louis County requires that people wear masks in public and inside businesses to slow the spread of coronavirus.