BROOKLYN, NY – A vaccination mandate and passport protester was arrested inside a Brooklyn Panera Bread restaurant after being refused service for not showing his vaccination status. The man said he was not protesting, but was ordering food and even though he paid, did not receive his food. The man said he ordered the food and paid for it, but was refused service by the restaurant. Panera Bread did not release a statement regarding the incident which was shared to Twitter by Leeroy Press.
The man was arrested and booked into the 175th precinct but was released later in the afternoon. The customer, an Army veteran has now been arrested three times for violating the city’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate for restaurants.