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Emergency worker assaults 'most common coronavirus prosecution'

Assaults on emergency workers were the most common coronavirus-related crimes prosecuted in the first six months of the pandemic, CPS figures show.

John Apter, Chairman of the Police Federation, said these assaults were 'disgusting, dangerous and inhumane'

John Apter, Chairman of the Police Federation, said these assaults were 'disgusting, dangerous and inhumane'

Date - 21st January 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The Crown Prosecution Service said it charged 1,688 such offences between April 1 and September 30, following the UK’s first national lockdown. Many of these involved police officers being “coughed and spat on” and others being...
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