Blackpool thug jailed for assaulting police officer

Zach Jackson, 24 from Blackpool has been sentenced to 12 months in prison
Zach Jackson, 24 from Blackpool has been sentenced to 12 months in prison
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A Blackpool man has been sent to jail for attacking a police officer earlier this year.

Zach Jackson assaulted one of the Blackpool neighbourhood policing team PCs in March.

The 24-year-old, formerly of Palatine Road, was sentenced to 12 months in prison for assaulting PC Guenzel earlier this year during an arrest for other offences.

A spokesman for Blackpool Police said: "PC Guenzel has said that he is pleased that the courts have taken the assault on himself with the seriousness it deserves."