A Whitehaven man admitted assaulting a police officer.

Thomas Lee O'Fee, 22, of George Street, pleaded guilty in a hearing at the North and West Cumbria magistrates court in Workington.

Magistrates were told that he on December 27, in Whitehaven, he assaulted a female police officer.

He was given a community order including an eight week curfew from 7pm to 7am, ordered to pay an £85 surcharge to fund victim services and £85 costs.

And he admitted a second charge of behaving in a violent manner in the Workington custody police office.

Magistrates were told that he made threats and lashed out.