A TEENAGER has been banned from entering any licensed premises in the West Mercia region after attacking police officers.

Lukas Gomez entered a guilty plea when he appeared before magistrates in Hereford.

The 19-year-old had assaulted two police officers and another person by beating in Ross-on-Wye on May 16, prosecutor Shafquat Reaz told the court.

George Cousins, for Gomez, said he had been heavily intoxicated at the time of the attacks and that he may be suitable for an alcohol treatment programme.

Magistrates adjourned the case for a pre-sentence report to be carried out by probation.

Gomez, who is of no fixed address, was bailed with conditions banning him from contacting his victim, entering any licensed premises in Herefordshire, Worcestershire, or Shropshire, and being under the influence of alcohol or drugs or possessing an open container of alcohol in a public place.

He will appear before Hereford magistrates for sentencing on June 23.