A WOMAN who assaulted an on-duty police constable in Taunton has been hit with a £250 court bill.

Michelle Joan Waldron, 38, of Stoney Furlong, Cheddon Fitzpaine, pleaded guilty to the offence on November 24 last year when she appeared at Taunton Magistrates' Court on Monday.

She was given a community order, along with an £80 fine, £95 victim surcharge and a £75 compensation order.

Waldron also admitted using threatening or abusive words or behaviour on the same day. She received no separate penalty for the offence.