A THUG who attacked police officers and kicked one in the head has been jailed.

Steve Boswell had damaged a ground floor window belonging to a woman in Lancing when police were called.

Officers went to Bishops Close and then found Boswell at the Monks rec in Crabtree Lane.

There the 23-year-old assaulted woman PCs Venus and Carman.

He also attacked PC Aylett by kicking him in the head.

At Brighton Magistrates’ Court Boswell, formerly of Bishops Close, Lancing, admitted the assault charges and causing criminal damage.

The court heard about the “seriousness” of the assaults which took place on May 10.

District Judge Tessa Szagun said only a prison sentence would be acceptable, and jailed him for six months.