A 38-year-old woman has been charged with assaulting a police officer after throwing a used sanitary towel at a detective constable in Peterborough.
On Thursday 4th February, the woman was arrested at her home address, in connection with a burglary and the theft of a bicycle.
She was then further arrested following an incident in custody whereby a detective had a used sanitary towel thrown at them.
On Saturday 6th February, she appeared at Huntingdon Magistrates’ Court after she was charged with assaulting an emergency worker and theft.
The woman denied the assault but admitted the theft and breach of a community order.
She was sentenced to 10 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months and must complete a 20-day rehabilitation activity requirement (RAR).
The female has been bailed to appear at the same court for a trial on 4th March in regards to the assault.
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