A man who admitted assaulting a female police officer and racially harassed another officer while in possession of cocaine and cannabis was ordered to carry out 320 hours of community work.

Pablo Martin-Simanca, 25, of Inks Green in Highams Park, was sentenced at Thames Magistrates’ Court this week.

He was ordered to complete 80 hours of unpaid work for each offence as well as pay costs of £145.

The charges relate to an incident on November 1 in Hackney.