Three-year-old girl 'spat at' by teen in Yorkshire who claimed to have coronavirus

Police are appealing for witnesses after a three-year-old girl and her dad were spat at during their daily exercise.

Monday, 20th April 2020, 8:34 pm

The incident happened in Barnsley at 3.30pm yesterday.

The pair were walking along Pinfold Lane when they are reported to have seen a group of four teenagers on bikes.

When the child told the teenagers that they should go home, it is alleged that one of them spat into his hand and wiped it on her face, saying he had Covid-19.

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PinfoldLane, Barnsley (Photo: Google)

The same teenager then spat towards the pair again before riding away with the rest of the group.

South Yorkshire Police are appealing for any witnesses to call 101, quoting incident number 519 of April 19.

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