A WANTED man has been arrested in Banbury after allegedly telling a police officer he had coronavirus and then coughing on them.

Police said the 27-year-old from the village of Mollington has been charged with assault on an emergency worker.

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The offender will be remanded in custody and appear in court tomorrow.

Thames Valley Police said: "Actions like this will not be tolerated and we thank the Crown Prosecution Service for their support and charge in this matter".