Derbyshire man sentenced after headbutting police officer
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A man who headbutted an officer as she tried to prevent him from hurting himself has been sentenced at court.
Officers were called to an incident in Walnut Close in Ilkeston just after 1.30am on Wednesday 8 February.
Liam Davies was arrested and became aggressive in the police van – and headbutted the officer as she tried to stop him from banging his head against the wall of the vehicle.
Appearing at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates Court, the 34-year-old of Walnut Close, Ilkeston, admitted assault of an emergency worker. He was ordered to pay a fine of £750, a victim surcharge of £300, £85 costs, and £65 compensation.