Coronavirus: Teen charged over 'Covid spit' at police officer

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Sonny Manville allegedly assaulted two officers in Bull Lane, Newington

A teenager has been charged with assault after allegedly spitting at a police officer and claiming to have Covid-19.

Sonny Manville is accused of assaulting two officers while being questioned in Bull Lane in Newington, Kent, at about 11:15 BST on 4 May.

It is alleged he kicked out at one officer and spat at another.

The 19-year-old, of Top Dartford Road, Swanley, is due to appear at Medway Magistrates Court on 26 June.

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