State police: Please don't confront those with out-of-state plates

Published: Apr. 2, 2020 at 12:18 AM EDT
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Maine State Police are asking people to not confront those in cars with out-of-state license plates.

In a Facebook post, state police say they have received a number of complaints from people being confronted and harassed, accusing them of spreading COVID-19.

Many companies, including Central Maine Power, have instituted a "one employee, one vehicle policy" during the outbreak.

Because of these policies, many employees working essential jobs have been renting cars so they don't expose a company car or their personal vehicle.

Many of those rented cars have plates from other states.

State Police have received recent reports of motorists with out of state plates being confronted and harassed, and...

Posted by Maine State Police - Headquarters on Wednesday, April 1, 2020