Man admits assaulting police

A Stranraer man who admitted assaulting two police officers last weekend appeared from custody at on Monday.

John Whorlow, 21, of 1 Dick’s Hill Park, will be sentenced on February 28 after Sheriff Daniel Kelly called for reports.

The accused pled guilty to acting in an aggressive manner and attempting to fight with others last Saturday, assaulting one constable by pushing him on the body and assaulting aspecial constable by forcing him into a wire fence, causing the fence to fall.