A Raritan Borough man is suing the company that manages the Bridgewater Commons mall claiming it wrongfully removed him from his security guard job after he mistakenly asked a Muslim woman to remove her head scarf.

Marc Krause, 40, had been an exemplary employee at the General Growth Properties-owned mall since 2003, according to the discrimination lawsuit filed Monday in state Superior Court in Somerville.

But on May 19, Krause made the mistake of trying to enforce the mall's "no mask" policy against a woman wearing a hijab, a veiling of the hair and face used by some women of the Muslim faith.

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