News 12 january — 10:40

Defendant cuts own throat in dock


A man has cut his throat in the dock at Haverfordwest Magistrates' Court as he waited to be sentenced for a sex attack, BBC reports.

Lukasz Robert Pawlowski, 33, had pleaded guilty to sexual assault by grabbing and kissing a shop assistant.

Pawlowski, of Bush Street, Pembroke Dock, was appearing for sentence at the Pembrokeshire court when the incident happened.

He was taken to a Swansea hospital by air ambulance.

Following the incident, an emergency call was made from the court at 10:20 GMT.

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