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Granby, Que., man accused of spitting on grocery store customers turns self in to police

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Granby, Que., police say the suspect in an alleged assault that took place at a local grocery store has turned himself in.

In a Monday evening statement on the Granby police’s Facebook page, officers say the alleged incident took place on the afternoon of March 22 in a Maxi on Saint-Jacques Street.

The suspect reportedly spat on a customer’s face before trying to hit and spit on a group of other customers.

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According to police, a security guard took a photo of the suspect before he left the store, which was then shared with law enforcement.

Granby police confirmed to Global News that they arrested the man after he turned himself in Tuesday morning. It is not yet clear what charges he will face.

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Police say they still haven’t determined a motive for the alleged assault.

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