Man spits at officer in court
A MAN who allegedly spat at an Armadale detective has been charged with assaulting a public officer and attempting escape from lawful custody.
Armadale detectives were called to Armadale Magistrates Court at 1.20pm on January 30 after reports of a disturbance.
An 18-year-old, appearing before the magistrate on charges of armed robbery, allegedly leapt over the dock and attempted to escape from the court room after being told he was to be remanded in custody.
Apprehended by security officers, he allegedly assaulted a detective by spitting on him.
The man will next appear in court at Stirling Gardens on February 15.