Spalding

Bloodied Lincolnshire Police officer suffers broken tooth and injured nose in attack

A man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a Lincolnshire Police officer who was dealing with a domestic assault in Spalding.

Stewart Budworth, 44 of Willesby Road, Spalding, admitted assaulting a police officer at an address in the town on August 8.

The injured officer suffered a broken tooth and injured nose in the attack.

Budworth was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison suspended for 12 months when he appeared at Boston Magistrates’ Court on November 6.

He was also ordered to pay £1,000 towards dental repairs.

The body armour worn by the officer following the assault. Photo: Spalding Police