Video posted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shows a passenger in a vehicle call up the vendor, ask for the price of an item and then throw an egg at the unsuspecting vendor's chest.
LASD said the egg attack happened near Florence and Central avenues.
Thanks for the tweets reporting this disgusting egg attack in #SouthLa near #Florence Av & Central Av.— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) April 28, 2020
To the suspect tho: During this #pandemic, choose to #stayhome next time. In the meantime, we'll be in touch.
Tips? @LACrimeStopper1 @CENLASD pic.twitter.com/oRVuqf3Xks
The passenger tells the vendor, who was selling face masks, that he dropped money and as the vendor looks down, the man throws the egg and laughs as the vehicle drives off.
The department called the display "disgusting."
"To the suspect tho: During this #pandemic, choose to #stayhome next time. In the meantime, we'll be in touch," the agency said on Twitter.
Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities.