CRAIG Sudlow must pay £200 compensation after attacking a police officer.

Sudlow, 46, of Taplings Close, Weeke, Winchester, admitted that on September 11 he assaulted PC Ian Dawson.

Magistrates fined him £350 with £85 costs. There was no victim surcharge because compensation takes priority.

For threatening behaviour on the same day, which Sudlow admitted, he was fined £250, bringing the total financial penalty to £985.