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Woman allegedly coughs on man in Sudbury after claiming she may have coronavirus

A man was coughed on by a woman following a verbal altercation in Sudbury yesterday, resulting in a police appeal for witnesses.

Police officers were called out at approximately 5.40pm on Wednesday, following a reported assault that took place in Plough Lane.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police said they had received a report that a man and a woman became involved in a verbal disagreement outside a residential property.

Police news. (2791021)
Police news. (2791021)

The woman is then alleged to have coughed on the man, claiming she potentially had the coronavirus, which caused the man significant distress.

Anybody who has information about this incident, or who saw anything suspicious at the time stated, is asked to get in touch with police by calling 101, quoting the incident reference number 37/23846/20.

Alternatively, you can telephone the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555111.

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