Footballer denies assaulting police officer

James Tomkins is accused of assaulting a police officer

James Tomkins is accused of assaulting a police officer

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East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Epping Forest

West Ham defender James Tomkins has denied assaulting a police officer.

The 24-year-old also today pleaded not guilty to being drunk and disorderly in public and obstructing a police officer outside the Sugar Hut nightclub in Brentwood on December 21.

Tomkins was released on unconditional bail until his trial at Basildon Magistrates' Court on April 17.

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