Who is Ryan Bartels? Anti-masker man physically 'harasses' elderly woman for wearing a mask

In the video doing rounds on social media, Bartels is heard saying, 'Do you know what I respect? I respect freedom'


                            Who is Ryan Bartels? Anti-masker man physically 'harasses' elderly woman for wearing a mask
Some people on social media alleged that Ryan Bartels hails from Richmond, Virginia (Twitter)

An anti-masker made news for allegedly physically harassing an elderly woman on the train for wearing a mask. Reportedly, the man is identified on social media as Ryan Bartels an employee at Carmax. In the video doing rounds on social media, Bartels is heard saying, "Do you know what I respect? I respect freedom."

Ryan Bartels was seen allegedly yelling at an elderly woman for wearing a mask. He was also seen shouting "1776" in the elderly woman's face. She was heard saying, "I wish the police would come and give you $50 fine." To which, Bartels was seen mocking her by yelling, "Oh I am so afraid." The incident took place on Sunday, August 15 night. As the video shot by a fellow passenger started doing rounds on social media, people identified him as Ryan Bartels and demanded that he be 'fired' from his job.

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Some people on social media alleged that Ryan Bartels hails from Richmond, Virginia and works as a product manager for Carmax. As of now, no other reliable information on him is available on the internet.

'Hope he gets sacked'

People took to Twitter and slammed Ryan Bartels for 'harassing' an elderly woman for wearing a mask. One user wrote, "Oh, ya he respects freedom alright. The freedom to verbally harass anyone he so chooses. “Sit the f;:’ down”. That’s profound! It’s laughable and very disturbing at the same time." Another tweeted, "Notice he didn’t choose to antagonize any of the younger folks wearing masks. Such a tough guy. He picked on someone he was pretty sure wouldn’t knock his lights out" One user commented, "Why isn't anybody helping her out? He isn't doing this to the men, interesting." Another tweeted, "Respects freedom. Doesn’t respect that ladies freedom. Hope he gets sacked when his employer sees this." One tweet read, "Ryan Bartels is an American Taliban." Another user said, "Ryan Bartels...come on down. You're the next contestant on Fucked Around and Found Out."



 



 



 



 



 



 

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