urlSomeone needs to give the Oklahoma City Police Department a crash course on how HIV is spread.

Over the weekend, they arrested a man for “knowingly transferring HIV” after he allegedly spit on a woman during an argument.

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The alleged “victim” told authorities that she and 32-year-old Apollo Gonzalez got into an argument on Saturday. During the squabble, Gonzaelz, who the woman claims was drunk, spit in her face.

“The [woman] said it is well-known that [Gonzalez] is HIV positive and [Gonzalez] admitted to me he had HIV,” the police report stated.

The cops arrested him at the scene for “knowingly transferring the HIV virus and assault and battery.”

For the record: Gonzalez did not “transfer” HIV virus. And he “acknowledged” he has HIV, he did not “admit” it.

Look it up, folks. According to AIDS.gov: “HIV is not spread through the air and it does not live long outside the human body.” In other words, The virus is not transmitted through saliva.

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h/t: kfor

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