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Warning for Cameron 'sneeze' boy


The incident was filmed as Mr Cameron was being interviewed

A boy was warned by police after pretending to sneeze and then wiping his hand on David Cameron's jacket as the Conservative leader visited Sussex.

Mr Cameron was being interviewed in Hastings when the 15-year-old acted as if he had sneezed behind him.

The teenager then smeared his hand down the Tory's leader's shoulder. A police officer gave the boy a warning about anti-social behaviour.

The incident happened in the Precinct of the Priory Meadow Shopping Centre.

Asked about the incident Mr Cameron said it was "one of the joys of my job".

Afterwards the boy said: "It's not really that funny. I know it's not big. I just did it for a laugh."

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