Man Accused of Rubbing Produce on His Butt in Northern Virginia Grocery Store

A police report said the defiled produce was fruit

A man was arrested at a Northern Virginia grocery store after he was seen pulling down his pants and rubbing produce items on his buttocks, police say. 

The suspect then put the items back on the shelves, a loss prevention employee at the store told authorities, according to Manassas City Police. 

Officers responded to the Giant grocery store at 10100 Dumfries Road in Manassas shortly after 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Officers arrested Manassas resident Michael Dwayne Johnson, 27, at the store.

The store had to destroy several pallets of produce after the incident, police said.

Johnson is facing charges of indecent exposure and destruction of property. It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney.

A police spokesperson did not have information on what type of produce Johnson allegedly defiled, although she said a police report mentioned it was fruit.

A Giant store manager said he was unable to speak about the incident. 

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