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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Man was disorderly at car park

MAn agricultural engineer from Ballymoney who was disorderly at the Mall Car Park in Coleraine has been fined £450.

Thomas Jennings (23), of Nursery Avenue, also assaulted two police officers and resisted police during the incident which came to light at 12.30am on August 12 this year.

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Police responded to a report of concern for the defendant’s safety and when officers arrived the defendant lay on the round.

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When police tried to speak to him he was swearing, being aggressive and kicking out.He called an officer a “bald b*stard”.

He kicked an officer and limb restraints had to be applied.

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A defence solicitor said it was an “unfortunate incident” which the defendant deeply regretted.

He said the defendant had a previous injury to a shoulder and he had tried to point that out and had “lashed out simply because he was in pain”.

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