Police officers showered with '˜kicks and spit'

Police officers were showered with kicks and spit as they struggled to arrest a violent offender.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 21st November 2016, 4:00 pm

Appearing at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday, Tina Steel (47) admitted two charges of assault she committed at her home 34 Mavisbank Avenue, Shieldhill, on October 14.

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Sheriff Craig Caldwell said: “These are two serious charges of assault on police officers and you also spat on them. Conduct like this will simply not be tolerated by this court.”

As a direct alternative to a custodial sentence, Sheriff Caldwell placed Steel on a community payback order with the condition she complete 120 hours of work in the community within four months.