fbpx

Burglar jailed after kicking a female police officer down a flight of stairs

Advertisements

A burglar who kicked a female police officer down a flight of stairs in the West End has been jailed for three and a half years.

Andre Bailey, 38 (25.03.82), of no fixed address, appeared at Southwark Crown Court via video link from custody on Friday, 16 October where he was sentenced after pleading guilty to burglary.

Bailey had previously pleaded guilty to assaulting an emergency worker at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 18 September and was sentenced for both offences as follows:

Advertisements
  • Burglary: Sentenced to four years’ imprisonment – reduced to three years due to the guilty plea entered.
  • Assault on an emergency worker: Sentenced to nine months’ imprisonment – reduced to six months due to the guilty plea entered.

The sentences with run consecutively.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police were called at around 14:00hrs on Wednesday, 16 September to reports of a burglary at a residential building in Charing Cross Road, WC2.

CONVICTED: Andre Bailey – Image Source: Metropolitan Police

Officers responded and found a man in the communal area of the building who had broken into the flat of a 90-year-old woman. The victim was not at home at the time of the burglary.

As an officer attempted to arrest him, Bailey became aggressive and kicked her in the chest causing her to fall backwards down a flight of stairs. She hit her head on a wall and was treated for minor injuries.

The officer called for emergency assistance and used CS spray to detain the man. More officers arrived at the scene and Bailey was arrested and taken into custody.

During an interview with detectives, Bailey admitted assaulting the officer but showed no remorse for his actions.

Detective Constable Nigel Pacquette, from the Central West Command Unit, said: “Bailey did everything he could to obstruct the officer in her lawful duty to arrest him. She was lucky not to have been seriously injured.

“This case highlights the very real risk with which police officers are confronted on a daily basis and the courage and professionalism officers demonstrate when doing their job. This behaviour is absolutely unacceptable and will not be tolerated.”

£
Personal Info

Billing Details

Donation Total: £10.00

If you would prefer to donate by card please telephone 0161 509 2145

You can now send cheques to our business address made payable to Unity News Network LTD at: David Clews, Unity News Network, Fernhills Business Centre, Todd Street, Bury, United Kingdom, BL9 5BJ

You can pay directly into our bank account or set up a standing order to

S/C 23-69-72 A/C 06881316

Unity News Network is a fast-growing dynamic alternative to the old media in the UK. We can only survive thanks to the support of everyday people like you. Donating to UNN allows us to continue our vital work giving you access a detailed analysis of UK and global issues as well as updates via our free to download the app and our ever-growing social media presence.

You can also join the UNN family as a premium member starting from £4.99 per month you gain full access to our in-depth premium content section and all aspects of our APP – CLICK HERE now to find out more…

Help keep Unity News Network continue spreading the truth and being that much-needed alternative to the legacy media. Your support is needed now more than ever and the full team at UNN appreciates your support.

 

 

Leave a Reply

-->
>