Woman named and charged after three police officers are 'coughed at' while responding to fight in West Sussex
A woman accused of coughing at police officers while claiming to be infected with coronavirus has appeared in court, Sussex Police has said.
Police said Sarah Baldwin, 31, of Fennel Close, Crawley, was charged with three counts of assaulting emergency workers and was brought before Brighton Magistrates' Court today (Tuesday, April 7).
A spokesman said: "It follows a report of a fight in Nightingale Close, Crawley, on Sunday (April 5) at about 8.15pm.
"While responding to the incident, a woman is alleged to have coughed at three officers.
"Baldwin was released on bail and is next listed to appear before Crawley Magistrates' Court on May 6."
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