Police arrested a New Castle County man after he allegedly threw a bodily fluid on a woman at a Walmart. Investigators believe the liquid may have been seminal fluid, according to Delaware State Police Cpl. John Day.
The alleged incident happened Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Walmart located at 117 Wilton Boulevard. A 20-year-old woman says she was standing in a store aisle when she felt a liquid hit her thigh and leg.
Police say the man, identified as 22-year-old Frank Short, Jr., then followed the woman as she walked through the store. The woman eventually found two employees who took her to a secure location while store staff called police.
Short was charged with offensive touching with bodily fluid, harassment, lewdness, and disorderly conduct.
Police are continuing their investigation in this incident. Anyone who thinks they may have been a victim of a similar act is asked to called police at 302-834-2620 ext. 571.