Man imprisoned after brandishing plank of wood and kicking police constable in Ilford

PUBLISHED: 10:03 15 April 2014 | UPDATED: 10:12 15 April 2014


A 37-year-old man has been imprisoned for 12 weeks after pleading guilty to possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting a constable.

The man, of no fixed address, was arrested on Ilford Lane at 2.15am on April 7 after police were called to a disturbance.

They found him holding a plank of wood and arrested him for possessing an offensive weapon, after which he kicked a police constable in the knee.

He appeared at Barkingside Magistrates Court on April 8.

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