A British woman was sentenced to 12 weeks behind bars for coughing in a police officer’s face while claiming she is infected with the new coronavirus, local media reported Friday.

The 35-year-old was approached by police officers as she damaged a car parked outside a train station in Norwich, she then acted abusively to the officers.

She admitted to causing criminal damage and being drunk and disorderly in a public place.

Chief Superintendent Dave Marshall said: “Any abuse and threatening behavior towards the emergency services is unacceptable at any time. However, this sentence reflects the seriousness of threats and

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