Virginia Bookstore Owner Calls 911 When Customer Confronts Bannon - NBC Connecticut
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Virginia Bookstore Owner Calls 911 When Customer Confronts Bannon

The store's owner said Bannon was minding his own business when a woman began harassing him

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Seven Hot Denim Looks For Back To School
    Scott Olson/Getty Images
    Former advisor to President Donald Trump and executive chairman of Breitbart News, Steve Bannon.

    A Virginia bookstore owner called police after he says a customer began harassing former White House strategist Steve Bannon in his shop.

    The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Nick Cooke, owner of Black Swan Books in Richmond, called 911 Saturday afternoon after witnessing a woman confront Bannon and call him a "piece of trash."

    Cooke said Bannon was minding his own business when the woman began harassing him. Cooke asked the woman to leave. She did so only after he called police.

    Richmond Police said they received the call about 3:15 p.m. Saturday but the call was canceled before they arrived.

    Video Shows Officer Rescue Woman From Fiery Ala. Home

    [NATL-MI] Video: Dramatic Rescue From Fiery Alabama Home

    The Oneonta Police Department in Alabama this week released body camera footage of a rescue from a burning building on July 3. Two officers saved two people from the structure fire, according to police.

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018)

    Bannon grew up in Richmond.

    The confrontation comes weeks after a Lexington restaurant owner declined to serve White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.