A man from Redditch who assaulted two paramedics has avoided being sent to prison.
Guy Turner, 57, physically and verbally attacked the two West Midlands Ambulance Service paramedics after they were called to his address.
During the incident, Turner also racially abused one of the medics in what was described as a ‘sickening’ attack on the life-saving duo.
Turner appeared before Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Wednesday 6th May) to face two charges of assault on the emergency workers, one racially aggravated assault and breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order.
The court heard how police were called to Turner’s address after the two paramedics had radioed for urgent police assistance as Turner attacked the two of them.
Talking about the sentence, Chief Inspector Edward Hancox from West Mercia Police said he was “disappointed”.
“Whilst we are disappointed in the sentence given, this case does show that the small minority of people intent on assaulting officers or paramedics will be arrested, investigated and put before the court,” he said.
“West Mercia Police will not tolerate this behaviour.”
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