Hastings woman ordered to pay compensation for wasting police time

A local woman wasted police resources by falsely reporting a crime according to a court document.

Two men have been charged following the incident
Two men have been charged following the incident

Pippa Speke, 27, of Battle Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to wasting police time by making a false report that an offence had been committed. The offence took place at Hastings on May 27.

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She was given an 18 month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £200 in compensation.