‘Officers would rather be punched in the face’ - Woman spits in police’s face after attacking door staff in Norwich

A woman spat in the face of officers. Photo: Adrian Judd

A woman spat in the face of officers. Photo: Adrian Judd

A 'delightful' woman spat in the face of police officers after attacking nightclub door staff in the early hours of the morning.

Officers were called to deal with the 29-year-old woman, who had attacked door staff outside Mantra in Prince of Wales Road, Norwich.

When they arrived, she kicked and spat at police.

On Twitter Norwich Police posted: 'Public Order for #Team3 was a busy one, some of us only just getting away now.

'Officers dealt with a lot of people last night, one female who attacked door staff in front of us then kicked officers and spat in their faces also.

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'Delightful. No injuries thankfully.'

Chairman of the Norfolk Police Federation, Andy Symonds, said: 'A truly disgusting act. Officers would rather be punched in the face than spat at.

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'My colleagues deserve better.'

Norfolk's Police and Crime Commissioner Lorne Green said: 'A spit in the face of us all for police are there to protect us. They leave their homes and families daily to keep us safe. They deserve so much better.'

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