A COLCHESTER man has been fined more than £700 after assaulting an emergency worker.

Graeme Michael Purdy, 43, of Langdale Drive, Highwoods, has assaulted a female police officer by beating.

The offence took place last May 9 in Colchester.

Appearing at Chelmsford Magistrates Court, Purdy admitted to the offence and was fined £750.

He must also pay costs of £105 and a victim surcharge of £34.

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