Man charged after refusing to wear mask on Johnstown train, Amtrak police say | WJAC

A Philadelphia man is facing charges for refusing to wear a mask on an Amtrak train in Johnstown, officials say.

According to charging documents, 22-year-old Damier Bingham faces two misdemeanor charges related to disorderly conduct and delaying a train.

The Amtrak Police Department says the incident happened in June when Bingham refused to comply with the Transportation Security Administration’s mask mandate.

According to the federal requirement, Americans must wear masks while on public transportation to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Source: Man charged after refusing to wear mask on Johnstown train, Amtrak police say | WJAC