A MAN who assaulted a police officer has been fined.

Leighton McCullough, of Moores Farm, Astley, pleaded guilty to assaulting an officer in Wigan on May 4 when he appeared at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court yesterday, Wednesday.

The 24-year-old must pay a fine of £400, a compensation fee of £100, a victim services surcharge fee of £40 and court costs of £85.