Woman Who Hates the English is Arrested by Pc English

A DRUNKEN South African woman who launched into a volley of abuse against the English found herself in court last week – after being arrested by none other than PC English. Audrey Harris, 59 of Lantern Court, had been drinking at the King s Arms in Ely a

A DRUNKEN South African woman who launched into a volley of abuse against the English found herself in court last week - after being arrested by none other than PC English.

Audrey Harris, 59 of Lantern Court, had been drinking at the King's Arms in Ely after a row with her English husband and started her tirade with a stream of bad language.

When told to go home by police, she shouted: "I b****y hate the English, you can f*** off," and was promptly arrested by Pc Gary English for harassment.

"I am trying to change my behaviour, and I realise the drink makes it worse," said Ms Harris, who has previous convictions for being drunk and disorderly. "I told the English I hate them but it's a load of rubbish - the police had told me to go home but I had just had a row with my husband and it was the last thing I wanted to do," she said in a statement to magistrates. "I realise I can't go round here insulting the English


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Ms Harris, also known as Audrey Gill, was ordered to pay a £150 fine and £65 costs. She is already on a supervision order, meeting regularly with probation officers and the charity DrinkSense to address her alcohol problem.

"This behaviour is not acceptable," magistrate Kathy Bradney said after sentence. "If you are not happy here in England, why don't you go away?

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