A man from Salisbury has been given a community order and ordered to pay compensation after assaulting an emergency worker in Hampshire. 

Matthew Lavous, 51, of London Road in Salisbury assaulted a police officer on January 21, 2021, in Portsmouth. 

He pleaded guilty to this charge on Monday, November 22, at Salisbury Magistrates Court.

He has been given a community order, and was also fined £295 which includes a £100 compensation order, and surcharges of £195 to fund victim services and the Crown Prosecution Service.

He must pay this by December 20 this year. 


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