Search

Woman jailed for assaulting paramedic at Romford hospital

13:46 28 February 2013

Eales was jailed.

Eales was jailed.

PA Wire/Press Association Images

A 24-year-old woman who tried to bite, spit at and jab a paramedic with a pen at a hospital has been jailed.

Kirsty Eales, of Hendon Gardens, Romford, pleaded guilty to assaulting by beating at Queen’s Hospital in Romford.

The incident, where she also swore at the health worker, occurred at the Rom Valley Way hospital on October 23 last year

She also pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in South Street, Romford, on the same day.

Eales was sentenced to 12 weeks in prison at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on February 19.

Her conviction meant she breached a suspended sentence over a previous crime, which was imposed at the same court on April 25 last year.

After the hearing, Michael Pearce operations manager at the London Ambulance Service based in Whipps Cross, said: “We’re pleased with the outcome of the court case and the message it sends out that assaults on our staff can never be justified and will not be tolerated.”

Latest News Stories

12:00
Father Christmas, who has taken time out of his busy schedule at this time of year to be interviewed by Emma Lake from the Romford Recorder (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

It’s a busy time of year for Father Christmas – looking after 600 excitable elves putting who are putting finishing touches to millions of toys to be dropped into the stockings of sleeping children in just six days time.

09:00
The princesses were on hand to save the day

Children who were worried their dreams would never come true had their wishes granted at the weekend when they met Disney princesses.

Yesterday, 15:00
Mayor of havering, Cllr Linda Trew comissioned Havering College of Further and Higher Education,  students to create a float. for the New Year’s Day Parade,

The mayor of Havering will dazzle spectators of the New Year’s Day Parade as she travels through the streets of London in a vintage steam train and carriage thanks to Havering College construction students.

Yesterday, 12:00
Christmas jumpers raised enough to build a classroom for less fortunate children

As term came to a close and the ho-ho-holidays were due to start one school allowed its lucky pupils to really get into the festive spirit.

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition

And we were all invited to the happy couple’s big day!

And they have a role to play in saving their species.

Twinkle, twinkle you little stars – thanks for making your homes so festive.