Drunk man exposed himself before assaulting three people while trying to force way in Bridge Street restaurant

When officers arrived to arrest him, he assaulted them too and spat on them

Saturday, 13th March 2021, 8:00 am
A man has been sentenced for indecently exposing himself on Bridge Street before assaulting three people.

A man has been sentenced for exposing himself outside a Northampton town centre restaurant before assaulting three people and spitting on a police officer.

Mark Miller, previously of West Cotton Close, was arrested on July 24 after the incident at a restaurant on Bridge Street.

Northampton Magistrate's Court heard in February how the 39-year-old was drunk when he indecently exposed himself to a number of people on the town centre street before trying force his way into a restaurant.

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He was challenged for his behaviour by members of the public, he assaulted two men with punches and kicks before slapping a woman in the face.

When officers arrived to arrest him, he assaulted them too and spat at them.

At court on February 24, he was handed an 18-month community order and handed a five-year sexual harm prevention order.