Jailed soldier spat in Blackpool police officer’s face
A soldier spat directly into the face of a civilian detention officer looking after people in the cells at Blackpool police headquarters.
Mark Shaw twice asked the officer if he could go – and when he spat through the cell hatch, saliva landed on the guard’s left eye.
Shaw, 22, of Bangor Avenue, Bispham, who is a Kingsman in the infantry based in Cyprus, pleaded guilty to assault.
He was fined £365 with £85 costs and ordered to pay £150 compensation with £36 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.
Presiding magistrate, Ian Robertson, told him:”This was quite nasty.
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