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Woman Convicted After Repeatedly Kicking A Paramedic

A woman who kicked East Midlands Ambulance Service paramedic in the ribs in Nottingham last year has been found guilty of assaulting an emergency worker. Debbie Bakane (now Jones), 27, from Derby, assaulted Paramedic Linda Ward when an ambulance attended her outside a pub in Carlton Street at 7.30 pm on 14 December 2018. Bakane was intoxicated, and once she

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Five People Arrested After Five Police Officers Assaulted In Potterne

Five people have been arrested after police officers (Wiltshire Police) were assaulted while responding to a shoplifting incident in Potterne. Officers were called at around 2 pm on Wednesday 4th December after three men and two women had walked into a shop in Silver Street and stolen two bottles of alcohol and a bucket of flowers. The group had then

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Teenager Arrested After Police Vehicle Is Rammed With A Stolen Car

Humberside Officers arrested an 18-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy (Tuesday 3rd December) after they rammed a police car while in a suspected stolen vehicle. The incident happened at around 16:00 hours on Pearson Park. Officers were alerted to a vehicle that was suspected of being on false plates. When units arrived on the scene, the suspected stolen vehicle was

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Diane Abbott’s Son Charged With 2x Assault On Police

Diane Abbott’s Son has been charged with two counts of assault over alleged attacks on police officers during a disturbance that was reported at the Foreign Office. James Abbott-Thompson was arrested on Friday afternoon last week after officers were called to the Foreign Officer in Westminster. He was later charged with two counts of assault by beating an emergency services

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Male Who Assaulted Six Police Officers And One Paramedic Is Sentenced To 16 Weeks Behind Bars

Male Who Assaulted Six Police Officers And One Paramedic Is Sentenced To 16 Weeks Behind Bars A man who pleaded guilty to assaulting seven emergency workers in Stevenage was sentenced on Tuesday (26 November) to 16 weeks in prison and ordered to pay £122 in victim surcharge. Danny Armstrong, aged 28, of Eynesbury, Cambridgeshire, was charged with seven counts of

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Life Sentence Handed Down To Man Who Carried Out Victoria Train Station Attack

Mahdi Mohamud, (10/09/1993), previously of the Cheetham Hill area, has been sentenced to life with a minimum of 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of attempted murder and one count of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism (Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000). On the

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Male Who Attacked Police Officer With Broken Bottle Sentenced To Nine Years Behind Bars

A man who viscioulsy assaulted a police officer with a broken bottle has been jailed for nine years (Friday 22nd November) Merseyside officers attended the Royal Liverpool Hospital in the early hours of 8th June 2019 to reports of a male who was acting aggressively.  When response team officers arrived at the scene, Mark Hollaway, 36, smashed a glass bottle

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Jail For Cowardly Thug Who Assaulted A Detective Who Was Trying To Help Him

An unprovoked and cowardly assault on a Kent Police detective by a man who had just been released from custody has resulted in a two-year prison sentence being handed down to the attacker.  Samuel Tesefay repeatedly punched and kicked the detective constable outside Medway Police Station while they were attempting to assist him in May 2019. 28-year-old Tesefay, of Thicket

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WATCH: Suspended Sentence For Male Who Spat At Police Officer

A man who spat in the face of a British Transport Police officer – then skipped court twice when he was due for sentencing – has been handed a suspended prison sentence.  Jamie Glover spat at an officer while he was being arrested outside York station in October this year.  The offence was captured on a body-worn camera (scroll down).

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Force Reports Over 900 Assaults On Emergency Workers In 12 Months

South Wales Police has reported that it has investigated over 900 assaults on emergency workers in the 12 months since new legislation was introduced that is intended to try and give better protection to emergency services & NHS personnel.  The ‘Assault on Emergency Services (Workers) Act came into effect on 13th November 2018.  In the 12 months since its introduction,

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