Drug Addict, Zahir Abbas, Assaulted Officer as She tried to Save his Life, is Jailed in Leeds

Zahir Abbas, 34, of Hill Top Estate, Heckmondwike, jailed for four years and one month, after he assaulted a police community support officer after taking a cocktail of alcohol and drugs and trying to take his own life.

Zahir Abbas had drunk four bottles of whisky and taken crack cocaine and heroin when he lost control of his car, crashed into another vehicle and hit a wall on December 1 last year in Horbury, near Wakefield.

Leeds Crown Court heard an off-duty PCSO went to help after she saw the incident as she made her way to work.

The 34-year-old was slumped behind his seat, smelt strongly of alcohol and was slurring his speech.

Abbas swore at at her and tried to get out of the car but she refused to let him leave. He groped the officer on two occasions when she turned away.

He continued to be abusive and used phrases when other officers arrived to arrest him.

Abbas was released on bail but was arrested again on February 9 this year after a police chase through Dewsbury and Heckmondwike.

Abbas, pleaded guilty to two offences of assault, two of possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply, failing to provide a breath specimen, disorderly conduct, driving without no insurance and driving without a licence was jailed for four years and one month.