Gloucestershire

Coronavirus: Man accused of coughing at paramedic in face

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Image caption The man was arrested in Stroud on Saturday night

A man has been charged with assault after a paramedic was coughed at in the face, police have revealed.

An ambulance crew had responded to reports a man was feeling unwell in Stroud, Gloucestershire, just before 23:00 GMT on Saturday.

When they arrived "another man who was self isolating, allegedly deliberately coughed in the face of one of the paramedics", police said.

A man, 43, was arrested and accused of assaulting an emergency worker.

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