Cops said that the victim, who is a cancer survivor, reported the man to cops and said that he took items out of their hands and hugged them before walking away laughing.

The suspect, who has not yet been identified, is pictured wearing a black face mask, an Aero shirt and camouflage shorts.

The incident occurred on Aug. 15, but he had also given out hugs to other customers, cops said.

Police are seeking to bring the man in on charges for assault and battery and making terroristic threats, masslive.com reported.