Teen assaulted police officer

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A Coleraine man has admitted assaulting a police officer during the Apprentice Boys parade.

Dean Heatherington, (19) of Atlantic Road in the town, pleaded guilty to assault on police on August 9.

He also admitted a further charge of disorderly behaviour on the Glendermott Road.

Sentencing was adjourned for a probation pre-sentence report to be compiled.

The teen was released on bail and banned from being intoxicated in a public place.

He will appear in court again on October 10.