A DRUG dealer has been convicted of attacking an emergency worker after appearing at Reading Crown Court today.

Edwin Sandy, 41, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply crack cocaine, heroin, and also pleaded guilty to assaulting an emergency worker.

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Thames Valley Police said it is in connection to an incident that happened in Howard Street, Reading, at 12.50pm on Tuesday, February 18.

The force added that Sandy was arrested the same day and charged on Wednesday, February 19.

He has been remanded in custody and will be sentenced at Reading Crown Court on a date yet to be confirmed.