Hastings woman ordered to pay compensation for wasting police time

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

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

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.

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

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