A WOMAN has appeared in court for a racially aggravated incident against a police officer at a Bradford police station.

Louise Mitchell, 30, of Sunbridge Road, Bradford, faced a charge of racially/religiously aggravated intentional harassment/alarm/distress – words/writing.

The court documents state Mitchell intended to cause a police officer harassment, alarm or by using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, or disorderly behaviour, thereby causing alarm or distress.

The court also deemed the incident was racially aggravated. The offence was committed at Trafalgar House police station on February 6, 2022.

Mitchell was fined £140 and ordered to pay £120, £85 costs and a £34 victim surcharge for the offence. A collection order was made by the court. An application was made for benefit deductions. The sum to be recovered is £379.

Mitchell pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates’ Court on March 6, 2023.