Community based sentence for Wigan man who attacked police officer

A Wigan man who attacked a police officer has been given a community punishment.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 12:40 pm
Updated Monday, 12th April 2021, 12:42 pm

Joseph Burns, 41, of Bowland Avenue, Ashton, appeared before borough magistrates to plead guilty to assaulting a PC Stewart on December 1, 2019.

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He was ordered to carry out 120 hours’ unpaid work and complete 20 days of rehabilitation activities while paying compensation to his victim.

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