Town Councillors Daughter pleas to knife charges

A Lake town Councillor daughter has pleaded guilty to possessing a knife blade / sharp pointed article in a public place, wounding with intent and assaulting a police officer, after an incident in Ryde last month (January).

Officers from Hampshire Constabulary were called to Ryde High Street at around 9.30pm on the 20 January, after reports of concern for welfare of a woman who was stopping traffic in the road.

Police say a man who tried to assist her was assaulted.

21 year old Catherine Ann Whittaker is due for sentencing 26 April.