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Grantham court: Drunken mum hit policewoman




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A 20-year-old mother pleaded guilty to assaulting a female police sergeant with intent to resist arrest, and to being drunk and disorderly in a public place.

Adriarne Pattison of Stamford Street, Grantham was seen at 3.20am on December 21 trying to regain entry to Faces nightclub on Westgate.

Pattison was drunkenly arguing with door staff, and when police officers intervened she shouted: “You can f**k off back to school.”

They then attempted to arrest her for being drunk and disorderly, but struggled when she resisted and a man nearby, thought to be her father, attempted to pull them off.

A policewoman also on duty nearby then came to assist, and was surprised when Pattison reacted by saying: “No man has the right to get their hands on me.”

Pattison was restrained on to the ground, but was kicking out and then struck the female sergeant to the right of her right eye with her left arm.

Later Pattison admitted that she had drunk a bottle of vodka, Champagne, and Jack Daniels, and accepted that she had behaved badly.

In her defence, Rob Arthur said that his client, a single mother of two young children, had clearly been very intoxicated, and added: “It is very regrettable that she find herself in court for the first time.”

Magistrates heard how after sobering up Pattison had apologised to the policewoman concerned during her interview, and that the strike to her eye had left no injury.

For being drunk and disorderly, Pattison was fined £40, in addition to having to pay a £75 fine, £85 in prosecution costs, a £20 victim surcharge, and £50 compensation for the assault on the police sergeant.



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