Blackpool man sentenced to 28 months in prison after threatening to stab PCSOs with needles

A man from Blackpool has been sentenced to 28 months in prison after he threatened to stab police officers with needles.

Benjamin Harding, 27, had been remanded in prison for seven months for affray after he threatened to stab two PCSOs with uncapped needles in October last year.

It took three Blackpool Neighbourhood Police Officers to restrain Harding, who also threatened officers with an aluminium bar.

On Monday (May 20), five officers attended Preston Crown Court to give evidence at his trial.

Two of the police officers threatened by Harding are now serving with the Metropolitan Police...
source: Blackpool Gazette

2019-05-22 12:00
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