Corby criminal sent back to jail for assaulting police officer

Andrew Rae has a long criminal history - and is now back in jail

Friday, 24th September 2021, 6:45 am
Updated Friday, 24th September 2021, 12:57 pm
Andrew Rae.

A Corby man who assaulted a police officer has been sent to jail.

Andrew Rae, who has a long list of previous convictions, was sentenced to 26 weeks in prison for the assault on a PC that took place in March.

The 52-year-old of Oakley Road, Corby, appeared before magistrates in Northampton on Wednesday (September 22) to face one racially-aggravated public order charge, an assault on a police officer and failing to surrender to custody.

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The court also heard that Rae was in breach of a community order imposed by magistrates in November for six shoplifting offences that took place in Kettering, Market Harborough and Rushden. The order was revoked.

Rae was sent to prison for 26 weeks and ordered to pay costs and compensation of £230.