30/08/2006

Man jailed for running over Pc

A man who rode his motorbike over a female police officer has been jailed for a minimum of four years.

Wayne Hewitt, 36, was jailed for deliberately riding his motorbike over Pc Liz Parsonage as she tried to arrest a man involved in a fight outside the Thomas Tripp pub in Lymington, Hampshire in January.

Pc Parsonage was badly injured in the incident and suffered, bruising and facial injuries, as well as requiring stitches in her hand.

She has been unable to return to work since the incident.

Hewitt was charged with dangerous driving and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He had denied the charges.

He was also disqualified from driving for six years.

(KMcA)

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