Man spits at of­fi­cer in court

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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.

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