Teen arrested after he spat in the face of Cork garda and said he had coronavirus

Teen arrested after he spat in the face of Cork garda and said he had coronavirus

Gardaí in Cork have arrested a young man after he spat at an officer and told them he had coronavirus.

Gardaí in Cork have arrested a young man after he spat at an officer and told them he had coronavirus.

Gardaí were dealing with a domestic incident in Deanrock Estate, Togher, at around 2.30am this morning when the incident happened.

A 19-year-old man was leaving his home and became aggressive with gardaí before he spat at a member in the face and told them he had Covid-19.

The man was arrested at the scene and taken to Bridewell Garda Station where he has been charged in connection with the incident.

He is due to appear before a special sitting of Anglesea Street District Court today.

Gardaí said their investigation is continuing.

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