They are showing surveillance video from one bodega in the Bronx as evidence.
A woman is accused of destroying $7,000 worth of merchandise with a butcher's knife after an employee asked her to put on a mask.
"People walk into bodegas, and they're told 'You must wear a mask,' or the clerks get spit at, get cursed at," said Fernando Mateo, United Bodegas of America.
The woman was arrested, but was reportedly released just a few hours later.
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