Teenage boy accused of spitting at police officer in Leamington

This was one of two recent incidents in the county where officers have reportedly been assaulted

A teenage boy has accused of spitting at a police officer in Leamington.

The officer was allegedly spat yesterday (Tuesday) at by a suspect in custody at Leamington Justice Centre.

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The 17-year-old boy from Rugby was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.

A teenage boy has accused of spitting at a police officer in Leamington.

This was one of two recent incidents in the county where officers have reportedly been assaulted.

In a separate incident, two officers were allegedly assaulted when they responded to a report of disorder in Sheep Street, Rugby in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A 20-year-old man from Rugby was arrested on suspicion of assault, assaulting a police officer and committing a public order offence.

A 22-year-old man from Daventry was arrested on suspicion of assault and assaulting a police officer.

All suspects have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.