Man kicked police van door to injure officer

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A thug who repeatedly booted a police van’s door to injure a policewoman has been jailed.

John McGarry (30), c/o HMP Low Moss, was handed a 12-month sentence, backdated to March 12, when he appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last week.

He admitted the March 10 offence at Falkirk Police Station, as well as having a knife in Thistle Avenue, Denny the same day.