A man wearing a ku klux klan hood at a supermarket near San Diego will not face charges. An investigation into the incident at the Vons in Santee didn’t uncover enough evidence for police to pursue charges. That’s according to the San Diego county sheriff’s department.
The man was photographed pushing his shopping cart while wearing the white hood. He was repeatedly asked to remove it and finally did so in the checkout lane. He then purchased his items and left. Detectives later questioned the man, who denied making a racial statement. He instead expressed frustration at “having people tell him what he can and cannot do.”
San Diego county announced face coverings would be mandatory in certain public places starting May 1. The man wore the KKK hood on May 2nd.