Tidworth man charged after 'Covid-19 coughing' incident

Tidworth man charged after 'Covid-19 coughing' incident

Published by Faye Tryhorn at 10:55am 7th April 2020.

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A 22 year old is due in court accused of assaulting a police officer.

Kieran Mander, from Voskins Close, was arrested yesterday (Monday 6th April) in Pickernell Road in Tidworth.

He allegedly coughed in the face of a police officer, claiming to have coronavirus.

He's now been charged with using threatening or abusive words/behaviour to cause harrassment, alarm or distress and common assault of an emergency service worker.

Mr Mander has now been remanded in custody to appear at Swindon Magistrates Court via video link this morning (Tuesday 7th April).

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