Man de­nies cop as­sault

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A Cam­bus­lang man faced five charges in­clud­ing po­lice as­sault when he ap­peared at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on June 22.

Sean Kirkup is ac­cused of be­hav­ing in a threat­en­ing and abu­sive man­ner at Clyde Place, Cam­bus­lang, on Au­gust 9, 2015, by shout­ing, swear­ing and ut­ter­ing of­fen­sive re­marks.

On the same date whilst at Cath­cart Po­lice Sta­tion, Kirkup is said to have acted in a racially ag­gra­vated man­ner by ut­ter­ing racist re­marks.

He is also charged with as­sault­ing two po­lice of­fi­cers in ex­e­cu­tion of their duty by kick­ing one on the body and at­tempt­ing to head butt the other.

Kirkup, 27, of Clyde Place, faces a fifth charge of fail­ing to ap­pear when called at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court in Jan­uary 11, 2016.

He de­nies all charges against him and will re­turn to court for an in­ter­me­di­ate diet on Novem­ber 22.

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