Arrest after man spits at hearse in Reading

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A man has been arrested after a hearse was spat at a during a funeral procession in Berkshire.

The Jaguar hearse was driving along Kings Road, Reading, when a man spat at it three times, hitting the windscreen, nearside and rear of the car.

The hearse was part of a two-vehicle procession with grieving relatives following in a limousine.

A 40-year-old man, from east Reading, was arrested after the incident last Wednesday morning and released on bail.

Pc Peter Jones, from Thames Valley Police, said: "This was a particularly unpleasant incident.

"Although we have made an arrest, I remain keen to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident."

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