A FRESHWATER man caused chaos in Liverpool when he was acting in a drunk and disorderly manner, assaulted a police officer and caused criminal damage to a police van.

Reece Judge, 20, of Collards Close, had his case heard at Liverpool Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates' Court last month.

The incidents took place on August 28.

Judge admitted all three offences, which were committed in breach of an existing community order.

The court heard that Judge assaulted the police officer by beating and caused £65 worth of damage to the police van.

Judge was made subject to a two-year community order, to include an alcohol treatment requirement for alcohol dependency for nine months.

He must also carry out 300 hours of unpaid work.

He must pay £200 compensation to the police officer.