|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 525 (Jul)|
|Representation||John Lofthouse (instructed by Stokes, Portsmouth) for the appellant.|
|Sheila Taurah (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, Portsmouth) for the prosecution.|
|Judgment Dates:||31 July 2002|
Police - Assault on police officer in execution of duty - Assault - Appellant charged with assaulting police officer - Justices of opinion appellant's contact with police sergeant's shin unintentional - Justices finding contact reckless result of appellant's general behaviour - Justices convicting appellant - Whether evidence on which justices could convict.