Woman who bit police officer avoids jail

A WOMAN who bit a police officer has avoided jail.

Wednesday, 10th August 2016, 6:00 am

Georgina Miron, 21, of Spinnaker Drive, Portsmouth, carried out a sustained assault using her teeth on the officer.

Magistrates said she had previous like offences and had been drinking.

Miron admitted assaulting the officer on May 9.

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Portsmouth magistrates imposed an 18-week sentence suspended for a year.

Her plea was taken into account when she was sentenced. A second count of assault was dismissed.