Burnley man lands in court for pushing police officer in chest when he was arresting someone else

A Burnley man found himself before magistrates after he pushed a police officer who was trying to arrest someone else
A Burnley man found himself before magistrates after he pushed a police officer who was trying to arrest someone else

A 28-year-old Burnley man pushed a police officer in the chest when he was arresting somebody else, a court heard.

Omar Rehman of Heath Street, admitted common assault on an emergency worker and obstructing police in the town on Tuesday, June 25th, at Burnley Magistrates' Court.

The defendant was given a community order with 60 hours' unpaid work.