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Clitheroe man's works ‘do’ ended with assault on policeman

A POLICE officer was lucky to escape serious injury after being pushed by a drunken man who had been on his work Christmas party.

Blackburn magistrates heard the officer fell backwards, banging his head on the wall and pavement, as he tried to arrest Mark Anthony Walker.

But the officer got to his feet and gave chase as Walker ran off, scaling a seven foot metal fence.

Walker, 26, of Old Station Court, Clitheroe, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly, damaging a car wing mirror and assaulting PC Henry Bellshaw with intent to resist arrest.

He was made subject to an electronically monitored curfew for six weeks between 7pm and 7am, and ordered to pay £100 compensation to the owner of the car, £150 to PC Bellshaw and £145 costs.

Catherine Allan, prosecuting, said police saw Walker, who was clearly intoxicated, shouting and swearing at a female.

She said: “When PC Bellshaw went to handcuff the defendant he pushed him, causing him to fall backwards.”

Jonathan Taylor, defending, said Walker accepted he had drunk far too much.”

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10:34pm Fri 10 Jan 14

mark007 says...

£150 to PC Bellshaw?
Can someone explain to me why the police officer gets £150?.....i just can't understand why
£150 to PC Bellshaw? Can someone explain to me why the police officer gets £150?.....i just can't understand why mark007
  • Score: -15

10:46pm Fri 10 Jan 14

You're not mugging me off that easily says...

mark007 wrote:
£150 to PC Bellshaw?
Can someone explain to me why the police officer gets £150?.....i just can't understand why
007 must be your I.Q

Just why shouldn't he get compensation for being assaulted?

If you were assaulted would you expect compensation or indeed complain if it were awarded to you?

The police are human beings you know. I don't Suppose any of them go to work expecting to be assaulted whilst doing their job.
[quote][p][bold]mark007[/bold] wrote: £150 to PC Bellshaw? Can someone explain to me why the police officer gets £150?.....i just can't understand why[/p][/quote]007 must be your I.Q Just why shouldn't he get compensation for being assaulted? If you were assaulted would you expect compensation or indeed complain if it were awarded to you? The police are human beings you know. I don't Suppose any of them go to work expecting to be assaulted whilst doing their job. You're not mugging me off that easily
  • Score: 14

10:50pm Fri 10 Jan 14

You're not mugging me off that easily says...

mark007 wrote:
£150 to PC Bellshaw?
Can someone explain to me why the police officer gets £150?.....i just can't understand why
Hang on a minute, the mindless p1ssed up @rsewipe in this story isn't you is it by anychance?

Mark Anthony Walker, and here you are Mark007 complaining about this Police officer receiving compensation. Or is that just a coincidence??
[quote][p][bold]mark007[/bold] wrote: £150 to PC Bellshaw? Can someone explain to me why the police officer gets £150?.....i just can't understand why[/p][/quote]Hang on a minute, the mindless p1ssed up @rsewipe in this story isn't you is it by anychance? Mark Anthony Walker, and here you are Mark007 complaining about this Police officer receiving compensation. Or is that just a coincidence?? You're not mugging me off that easily
  • Score: 16

9:23am Sat 11 Jan 14

Manuel Hung says...

You're not mugging me off that easily wrote:
mark007 wrote:
£150 to PC Bellshaw?
Can someone explain to me why the police officer gets £150?.....i just can't understand why
Hang on a minute, the mindless p1ssed up @rsewipe in this story isn't you is it by anychance?

Mark Anthony Walker, and here you are Mark007 complaining about this Police officer receiving compensation. Or is that just a coincidence??
I think a lack of a response is possibly a good indication there Mugster.

Absolute b@11bag
[quote][p][bold]You're not mugging me off that easily[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mark007[/bold] wrote: £150 to PC Bellshaw? Can someone explain to me why the police officer gets £150?.....i just can't understand why[/p][/quote]Hang on a minute, the mindless p1ssed up @rsewipe in this story isn't you is it by anychance? Mark Anthony Walker, and here you are Mark007 complaining about this Police officer receiving compensation. Or is that just a coincidence??[/p][/quote]I think a lack of a response is possibly a good indication there Mugster. Absolute b@11bag Manuel Hung
  • Score: 7

5:42pm Sat 11 Jan 14

mark007 says...

listen, i'm not condoning his behaviour whatsoever, what i was asking is why compensation is paid to the police officer, he is salary paid, it's his job, if he was badly injured then he could have put a proper injury claim in through a solicitors as he was injured at work? And no it's not me i've only just responded as i've just got back from rovers although funny enough my middle name is antony!
listen, i'm not condoning his behaviour whatsoever, what i was asking is why compensation is paid to the police officer, he is salary paid, it's his job, if he was badly injured then he could have put a proper injury claim in through a solicitors as he was injured at work? And no it's not me i've only just responded as i've just got back from rovers although funny enough my middle name is antony! mark007
  • Score: -6

9:02pm Sat 11 Jan 14

You're not mugging me off that easily says...

mark007 wrote:
listen, i'm not condoning his behaviour whatsoever, what i was asking is why compensation is paid to the police officer, he is salary paid, it's his job, if he was badly injured then he could have put a proper injury claim in through a solicitors as he was injured at work? And no it's not me i've only just responded as i've just got back from rovers although funny enough my middle name is antony!
No dads fan. Says it all really.
[quote][p][bold]mark007[/bold] wrote: listen, i'm not condoning his behaviour whatsoever, what i was asking is why compensation is paid to the police officer, he is salary paid, it's his job, if he was badly injured then he could have put a proper injury claim in through a solicitors as he was injured at work? And no it's not me i've only just responded as i've just got back from rovers although funny enough my middle name is antony![/p][/quote]No dads fan. Says it all really. You're not mugging me off that easily
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