RSPCA worker spat on and told 'have corona' by abusive teens

The animal welfare officer was rescuing a swan when she as surrounded by youths

An RSPCA inspector was spat at and verbally abused by a group of teenagers while she rescued a swan.

The group of five youths aged around 16 or 17 shouted “have corona b****” at animal welfare officer Leanne Honess-Heather.

She was trying to help a swan on Saturday who had got tangled in a fishing line close to Rush Lyvars Fishing Lake in Hedon.

Leanne said: “While the rescue...
source: Hull Daily Mail

2020-03-26 12:47
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