Posted: 26.06.20 at 14:19 by Kurt Robson
Truro police arrested a man in Truro after he coughed in staff member's faces in Tesco.
Simon Danning, 36, of Edgcumbe Avenue, Newquay, was charged with common assault x 2 plus a public order offence.
The incident is said to have taken place at Tesco, Garras Wharf, Morlaix Avenue, Truro.
Truro police wrote on social media, saying:
"Officers at Truro arrested a man on Friday who entered a premises, and whilst being abusive to staff coughed in their faces and made COVID comments to shoppers.
"He was arrested, and over the next 24hrs, at least 9 officers played small parts in ensuring he was charged and sent to Court.
"He was committed to prison for sixteen weeks on Monday."