Burnley woman could face jail after biting police officer

Burnley Magistrates' Court
Burnley Magistrates' Court

A middle-aged woman who bit a police officer has been warned she might end up in jail.


Tracey Sullivan (56) admitted assaulting an emergency worker by beating, being drunk and disorderly in Healey Wood Road, Burnley, and resisting police, on October 20th.

District Judge James Clarke, sitting at Burnley Magistrates’ Court, told Sullivan she will be sentenced at court in Blackburn “in case you need to go onto custody".

The defendant, of Parklands View, Burnley, was bailed until November 22nd.