A MAN has been handed a community order after assaulting two policemen.

Wayne Clarkson, of Redfield Croft, Leigh assaulted the officers in the town on Boxing Day last year.

The 31-year-old must carry out 100 hours of unpaid work and complete a rehabilitation course.

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Clarkson has also been ordered to pay £100 in compensation, a £90 victim services surcharge fee and £85 in court costs.

He was sentenced at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.