Yob, 35, assaulted nurse and headbutted Dundee police officer

The A&E entrance at Ninewells Hospital

Darren Forbes, 35, of Kinghorne Road, admitted assaulting a nurse by pushing him on the body at Ninewells Hospital on June 9.

At Dundee Sheriff Court, Forbes also admitted that on January 19, at A&E, he shouted and swore and made threatening gestures to medical staff and that on the same date, at police HQ in Bell Street, he assaulted PC Gary Bain by butting him on the head.

He also admitted that on February 14, he failed to appear at court while on an undertaking and that on July 10, in Constitution Road, he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner likely to cause fear or alarm by shouting, swearing, acting in an aggressive manner and attempting to strike himself with a brick or similar object.

Sentence on Forbes was deferred until January 29.

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