Officers had to restrain the brute with a spit guard
ATHUG who spat in a police officer’s eye at a hospital and said he hoped she died of Covid-19 was jailed on Wednesday for 14 months.
Paul Bevins, 25, assaulted PC Anna Barzdik at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in May.
Bevins had earlier spat on another constable John McKechnie at Glasgow Central Station.
Bevins pleaded guilty to assault of PC McKechnie acting in a threatening or manner.
The court heard an enraged Bevins was approached at the station by officers due to an unrelated matter.
Officers restrained Bevins against a police van during which he spat saliva at PC McKechnie’s cheek.
He was taken amid claims he
Bevins made racial and homophobic remarks towards officers en route to and in the hospital waiting area.
He threatened to spit on the officers and a spit guard was applied.
Prosecutor Mark Allan said: “He spat onto the spit guard and as a result, a small amount sprayed out and stuck PC Barzdik in the eye.
“He stated that he hoped she died of Covid.”
He added: “On being told that some of his saliva had landed on her face, the accused shouted ‘it didn’t you stupid cow’.”
The officers later hepatitis B boosters.
The had blood samples taken for further analysis due to what had happened.
Lawyer Eddie received