Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 525 (Jul)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Harrison J

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

Catchwords

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.

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