Leeds & West Yorkshire

Boy, 12, charged for 'spitting at police officer'

A 12-year-old boy has been charged after a police officer was racially abused and then spat at in the face.

The boy was arrested following the incident on Drake Street in Bradford on 3 May.

He has been charged with a racially-aggravated public order offence and with assaulting a police officer.

He is due to appear before a youth court on 12 June, West Yorkshire Police said.

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