Man attacked police officer in Bo'ness

A man who assaulted a police officer has narrowly avoided jail.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 10:55 am
Updated Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 11:00 am

Pawel Krawiec kicked out when they arrived at Thirlestone Place, Bo’ness, to arrest Lukasz Cichohewski on August 5 last year. During his attempt to prevent Cichohewski being apprehended he also pushed and pulled at them causing them to fall to the ground.

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At Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday the 38-year-old chef from 28 Church Street, Philpstoun, who supports his partner and their family was placed on a community order to complete 160 hours unpaid work in six months as a direct alternative to custody.

Sheriff Craig Caldwell told Krawiec: “The court always takes a dim view of assaults on police officers.”