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Man accused of squirting Blackpool Policeman with his own PAVA spray

A man is alleged to have taken a policeman's PAVA spray and squirted it in the officer's face.

The Blackpool officer was attempting to arrest  Thomas Jackson in Blackpool at the time.

Jackson (23) currently of no fixed address appeared before District Judge Jane Goodwin at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

He faces six allegations of supplying heroin and cocaine to an under cover police officer only known as Emma.

He  is further charged with resisting arrest and  the illegal discharge of the spray.

He is is also charged with possessing cocaine.

Jackson who has a warrant for his arrest in Oxford where he is said to have escaped from police custody.

The judge ordered that all matter would be dealt with at  Preston Crown Court on February 13.

He was remanded in custody in the meantime.

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