A man who punched one police officer and attempted to headbutt another has been jailed for six months.
On the 19th December, Andrew Collier, 27, assaulted the officers after they responded to a report he had walked into a shop in Mill Crescent, Kingsbury with a claw hammer and a mallet.
Last week, Collier appeared at Warwickshire Magistrates’ Court where he pleaded guilty to two counts of assaulting a police officer and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
Collier, of Range Way, Kingsbury, was jailed for 26 weeks and ordered to pay a £128 victim surcharge.
Chief Superintendent Ben Smith, head of local policing, said:
“Officers are often subjected to abuse and violence. It is not simply part of the job, it is unacceptable and we will not tolerate it.”
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