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Woman Assaults Parking Warden Over Ticket

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Wellington, Nov 4 NZPA - A Southland woman who attacked a parking warden who issued her with a ticket has been sentenced to communtiy work.

Kasey Herena Pou-Thompson, 27, pleaded guilty in Invercargill District Court yesterday to assault, The Southland Times reported.

Police prosecutor Sergeant Tom Scouller told the court that when Pou-Thompson was issued with a ticket for parking on broken yellow lines, she verbally abused the warden.

After moving her car, she walked back to him, remonstrated about the number of tickets he was issuing her, grabbed his ticket book, kicked him in the leg and punched him in the head.

Pou-Thompson was sentenced to 50 hours' community work.

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