Video shows thief spitting at police officer and taunting 'I've got corona'

Shocking footage has captured the moment a thief spat at a police officer before singing "I've got corona".

Oliver Cook, 35, was arrested outside Co-op in Oxford Street, Whitstable, at about 6.20pm on Sunday after he was spotted trying to steal meat.

The District Commander for Canterbury and Dover, Chief Inspector Elena Hall, said: "All emergency services and our whole community, which includes our officers and staff, are working extremely hard in challenging circumstances.

"We will not tolerate attacks of this kind. We will seek the prosecution of anyone who spits at or otherwise assaults any of our team, making sure the court know it is aggravated by any claims to have the coronavirus infection."

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Tags: Thief spitting at police officer and Taunting, Arrest