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A Connecticut woman reports being verbally assaulted by a man in a Torrington Target store while she was nursing her month-old daughter in the restaurant area. Jessie Maher says that the man walked closer and closer to her, using obscene language to tell her that she is "disgusting" for nursing in public. 
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Maher's video of the incident was viewed over five million times within 36 hours of being posted. The video shows the man arguing with patrons who had, by then, come to Maher's defense. The man, a white male in a blue Avon t-shirt, tells one of the patrons, another man, "Screw you," and actually walks up to him in a threatening manner.

"I thought that I had to get this on tape because it just seemed so absurd that he was acting that way," Maher told the Hartford Courant. "I wanted to tell my friends and family what happened and that this was a real thing. The only way we are going to eradicate this behavior is to put it out there and show this is happening."

Target employees arrived and created a wall of red shirts, a line of defense between Maher and the agitated man. The company's policy, which applies to all Target stores, is that a woman can choose to breastfeed her baby in any location of their store that she chooses. The response to the policy has been so positive that it made national headlines in July 2015.

"It's unacceptable that a peaceful woman, especially with all the stuff that has been going on, the awful hatred going around, this man thought it was okay to attack a peaceful women feeding her baby," Maher said. "And I'm not the only one."

The man in the video is still unidentified, but a report from local CBS affiliate WFSB indicates that Maher intends to file a police report.