A MAN who committed a “reckless assault” on a police officer has been jailed.

Michael Roy Stimson assaulted the officer in Portsmouth on April 7.

The court heard how the 39-year-old carried out a ‘reckless assault’ on a rescue worker while carrying out his duties as a police officer.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates’ Court, he pleaded guilty to assaulting a rescue worker by beating him.

Stimson, of Ladycross Road, Hythe, was jailed for a total of 12 weeks and ordered to pay £50 compensation.

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