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Teenager Found Guilty After Attacking A Police Officer With A Claw Hammer

Brandon Flanagan, 18 (26.10.00), of Bell Lane, Twickenham, was found guilty at Kingston Crown Court on Thursday, 11 October of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.  Flanagan had denied all charges against him. He will be sentenced at the same court on Wednesday, 4 December. The jury heard that on the

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16 Years In Jail For The Coward Who Stabbed Police Officer Twice In The Back

A county lines drug dealer who brutally stabbed a police officer twice in the back has been jailed for 16 years. Michael Enzanga, 20, of no fixed abode, was previously found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm with intent by a jury. The trial at Portsmouth Crown Court in August heard how Enzanga plunged the knife into the back of

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APPEAL To Find Man Who Fractured Paramedics Skull With A Baseball Bat

A violent thug who was jailed for savagely beating a paramedic with a baseball bat is still on the run, over two months after he escaped from prison. Lewis Westwood, previously of Hillbrook Road, Leyland, is wanted after absconding from HMP Kirkham on 4th August. After being on the run for two months, police have renewed their appeal for help

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Suspended Sentence For Male Who Attacked Police Officers After Disrupting An EasyJet Flight

A man who bit a police officer after being arrested for shouting racial abuse on a plane has been convicted in court. Officers responded to reports of a disruptive passenger on the EasyJet flight inbound from Faro to Gatwick Airport on 18 May. Having been asked to sit down and put his seatbelt on as the aircraft prepared to land,

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Man Arrested As Officer Remains In Critical Condition In Hospital Following Hit-And-Run

WEST MIDLANDS POLICE | Detectives investigating a serious hit-and-run in Coventry where a police officer was left with critical injuries have arrested a man this evening (Friday 27 September). PC Christopher Burnham was struck by a Mini in the Holbrooks area of the city on Wednesday (25 September) at around 2.45 pm. Yesterday evening, officers arrested a 37-year-old man on

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Officer Badly Injured In Coventry Hit-And-Run Named As Hunt For Driver Continues

The West Midlands Police officer left seriously injured in yet another hit-and-run in Coventry has been named as PC Christopher Burnham,  The extensive hunt for the driver who struck him continues. PC Burnham, aged 48, was trying to stop a Mini to identify its driver just before 2.45 pm on Wednesday. But he was then hit by the car in

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Top Cop Condemns Actions Of Driver After Special Constable Struck By Vehicle

A senior police officer has condemned the actions of a suspected drink-driver who mowed down a Special Constable in a bid to evade arrest. At about 11.50 pm last night police received a report of a vehicle being driven erratically in the Ashington area of Northumbria. Due to the manner of driving, it was suspected the driver was under the

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BREAKING: Police Officer Injured In Coventry Hit-And-Run

An investigation is underway after a West Midlands Police officer was injured following a hit-and-run in Coventry today (25 September). A neighbourhood officer attempted to stop a car in Holbrooks Lane, Radford, just after 2.45 pm. He was run over before the vehicle made off from the scene. The vehicle has since been recovered a short distance away from where

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Man Sentenced Following Vicious Attack On Paramedics In Hitchin

A man who carried out a vicious attack on two female paramedics who were trying to help him was sentenced yesterday (Tuesday 24 September) at St Albans Crown Court. Jon Murphy, aged 47, from Hammersmith in London was sentenced to ten months for assault causing ABH injuries and six months for assaulting an emergency worker.  These sentences will run concurrently. 

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Five Years In Jail For Male Who Tried To Petrol Bomb A Police Station

A 30–year-old man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after he assaulted a man then two days later walked into the entrance of Clough Road Police Station with a lighter and a bottle of petrol and threw it at the wall. Jacek Ronczko of May Street, Hull was given the sentence on Friday 20 September after he pleaded

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