Police obstruction charge is denied

A WOMAN who denies obstructing a police officer and failing to stop after a road accident has been remanded on bail by Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court.

Jennifer Burt, 34, from Glebe Road, Brigg, is accused of obstructing PC Andrew Pell in execution of his duty and crashing a Fiat Punto into a traffic island and failing to stop and give name, address and vehicle details.

Both offences allegedly took place in Brigg on August 25, 2011.

Mrs Burt will stand trial at Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court on February 10, 2012.