A ROMSEY man has been fined thousands of pounds after assaulting a police officer.

Daniel Carter, of Treviglio Close, pleaded guilty to assaulting PC Barnes in Romsey on Wednesday, March 29.

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Carter, 38, was sentenced at Southampton Magistrates Court on Wednesday, October 11.

He must complete 20 rehabilitation days, pay £50 in compensation and a fine of £2000.

This must be paid by Wednesday, November 8.