COVID-19 offender spat on officer at Falkirk Police Station

An offender who repeatedly spat on a female police officer has now contracted coronavirus.

By Court Reporter
Thursday, 20th January 2022, 8:33 am
Updated Thursday, 20th January 2022, 8:33 am

Charlotte Douglas (26) failed to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday having admitted assaulting the officer – attempting to head butt her and repeatedly spitting on her body – at Falkirk Police Station on March 8 last year.

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Stephen Biggam, defence solicitor, said Douglas, 3 Fleming Place, Blackridge, Bathgate, could not come to court because she tested positive for COVID-19.

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Douglas repeatedly spat on the female officer at Falkirk Police Station

Sheriff Derek Livingston deferred sentence until May 12.

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