A MAN has been handed a community order and a HUGE court bill after a string of assaults in Hereford.

Brad Bridges entered guilty pleas to one count of assault by beating, one count of assaulting a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm and one count of assaulting an emergency worker by beating.

Hereford magistrates heard from prosecutor Lauren Millichip at a hearing on June 18 that the 23-year-old had attacked three people on November 20, 2022.


Bridges, of Skenfrith Walk, Hereford, was handed an 18-mont community order and must undergo 100 hours of unpaid work and up to 25 days of rehabilitation activities.

He was also ordered to pay £500 in compensation to the one police officer he assaulted, £200 to the one victim who suffered actual bodily harm, and £100 to the other victim.

Bridges was ordered to pay prosecution costs of £400 and a victim surcharge of £114.