MAGISTRATES have fined a man who assaulted a police officer in Basingstoke.

Jonathan Graham-Greene, of The Hollies, on Thursday, April 20, in Basingstoke, assaulted a police officer.

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During a hearing held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, February 20 the 44-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence.

Magistrates ordered compensation costs of £50 to be a paid and a surcharge fee of £80. A fine of £200 must also be paid.