Coronavirus: Man accused of coughing in Hull police officers' faces

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A man has been accused of deliberately coughing in the faces of two police officers and claiming to have Covid-19.

The 45-year-old was initially arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in Goole before being taken to Clough Road police station in Hull.

In a tweet, police said officers in the custody suite were "deliberately coughed at by a man" who was shouting that he had coronavirus.

He was further detained at 06:50 BST on suspicion of assaulting an officer.

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