Teenager arrested for allegedly coughing in face of Inverness security guard
Contribute to support quality local journalism
A teenager, who is understood to have claimed to have coronavirus, has been arrested and charged for allegedly coughing in the face of a security guard at a shop in Inverness city centre.
The incident happened in Morrisons on Monday, after the man is alleged to have been stopped for shoplifting.
A police spokeswoman said: "On Monday, May 11, an 18-year-old man was arrested and charged with an alleged theft from Morrisons in Inverness, and also with a section 38 of the Criminal Justice Scotland Act 2010."
A section 38 offence can include special powers given to the police under coronavirus legislation.
She added: "He was released on an undertaking to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court at a later date."
This website is powered by the generosity of readers like you. BECOME A SUPPORTER
Please donate what you can afford to help us keep our communities informed.
In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.