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A DRINK-DRIVER who assaulted a police officer after he was pulled over has been fined and banned from the roads.

Christopher Stevens was stopped by the police as he drove a Chrysler Neon in Locksway Road, Milton.

But after he was stopped the 40-year-old assaulted PC Ian Skingsley.

A breathalyser test showed Stevens had 64 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath – almost double the legal limit of 35mg.

Stevens, who also lives in Locksway Road, pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer and drink-driving when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

The offences took place in April.

Stevens was given two weeks to pay a £200 fine and £65 in costs.

The magistrates also banned him from driving for 17 months.