Youth pleads guilty to assaulting Honiton police officer

A HONITON youth assaulted a police officer on New Year s day, a court heard.

A HONITON youth assaulted a police officer on New Year's day, a court heard.

The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to the offence against Pc Phillip James Hodder, in the execution of his duties.

He is due to be sentenced on February 3.