A CHESTER teenager who assaulted a paramedic outside a nightclub was fined by city magistrates.
Emma Jane Thompson, 19, of Ethelda Drive, was at the Bar Six-T-Nine in Broughton with a group of friends when an ambulance was called to treat a customer in the early hours of March 27.
Prosecutor Julie Barr told the court paramedic Neil Hayward and his colleague parked the ambulance outside the club. and then helped the patient walk into the ambulance for treatment and closed the doors.
Mrs Barr said: “The paramedics were suddenly alerted to the defendant by a loud bang coming from the outside of the ambulance.”
Mr Hayward went outside to investigate the vehicle, found there was no damage, but saw who had attacked the vehicle.
She said: “The defendant approached Mr Hayward aggressively, and he had to push her away. Mr Hayward then said the defendant stuck out her knee to his upper thigh and groin area.”
She added: “The defendant was then restrained by Mr Hayward, and the police were called.”
Howard Jones told the court Thompson had pleaded guilty at the earliest opportunity.
Magistrates fined her £80 for the assault and £40 for being drunk and disorderly. She was also ordered to pay £80 costs and a victim surcharge.