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Female accused of coughing at police officers appears in court

Man claiming to be  infected with COVID19 in court
man claiming to be infected with covid in court

A woman accused of coughing at police officers while claiming to be infected with coronavirus has appeared in court.

Sarah Baldwin, 31, of Fennel Close, Crawley, was charged with three counts of assaulting emergency workers and was brought before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (7 April).

It follows a report of a fight in Nightingale Close, Crawley, on Sunday (5 April) at about 8.15pm. While responding to the incident, a woman is alleged to have coughed at three officers.

Baldwin was released on bail and is next listed to appear before Crawley Magistrates’ Court on 6 May.