A MAN who admitted assaulting two police officers has been given a community order.

Zak Donaldson, an 18-year-old of Walson Way, Stansted, was stopped by officers in The Maltings, Broxted shortly after 5pm on July 25.

As two officers carried out a search Donaldson punched them both.

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He was arrested and later charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency worker, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence, and driving without insurance.

He admitted the offences at Colchester Magistrates’ Court two days later.

Mr Donaldson has been ordered to carry out 180 hours of unpaid work, told to undergo rehabilitation activity, and banned from driving for 28 days.