A WOMAN has been given a community service order after assaulting a police officer.

Lauren Driver, of Pennington Street, Hindley assaulted a policewoman in Wigan on March 28.

The 27-year-old must carry out 120 hours of unpaid work and has been told to pay £100 in compensation, a £85 victim services surcharge fee and court costs of £85.

She was sentenced at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on Thursday.