A 23-year-old man who spat at police in Lancashire while claiming he had coronavirus has been jailed for a year.
Callum Heaton was arrested for being drunk and disorderly after police were called to a report of a disturbance in Burnley early on March 28.
Lancashire Police said Heaton spat at two officers during the arrest on Cog Lane, while saying he had caught COVID-19.
He continued this behaviour as he was taken into custody.
Heaton appeared before Burnley Magistrates’ ...