Man tried to kiss officer

Blackpool Police
Blackpool Police

A man was arrested after he tried to carry out a dare and kiss a police officer.

Luke Vaughan grabbed the community police support officer by his body armour and then tried to kiss him, but was pushed away.

Vaughan, 23, of Beckway Avenue, Layton, pleaded guilty to assault.

A charge against him of sexually touching the officer was dropped.

aughan was given a 12 months conditional discharge and ordered to pay £50 costs plus £15 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.

His defence lawyer said there was nothing of a sexual nature in the incident on January 27.

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