A man has been sentenced to seven months in prison after assaulting three officers who responded to a burglary report in Middlesbrough.
Cleveland Police said that the incident happened on Pelham Street during the early hours of Tuesday 22nd December 2019.
22-year-old Anthony Dean Burgess-Williams, of Pelham Street, appeared in court on Wednesday 23rd December.
During the incident, one of the officers was kicked several times in the leg. Two officers were also head-butted.
One of the officers suffered a broken nose.
Burgess-Williams was charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency worker and assault, causing actual bodily harm on another officer.
As well as being sent to prison for seven months, the man was also ordered to pay £300 compensation to the officer who had his nose broken.
Detective Inspector Darren Wild said:
“I’m pleased with the sentence that has been handed down, and we will continue to take a robust stance on assaults on any emergency workers.
“Let this be an example to anyone who thinks that this type of behaviour is acceptable; we will put you before the courts and justice will be served.”
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