UK: Defendant cuts throat in court

BBC:-A man has cut his throat in the dock at Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court as he waited to be sentenced for a sex attack.

Lukasz Robert Pawlowski, 33, had pleaded guilty to sexual assault by grabbing and kissing a shop assistant.

Pawlowski, of Bush Street, Pembroke Dock, was appearing for sentence at the Pembrokeshire court when the incident happened.

Two ambulances and the air ambulance are at the scene.

The call was made at 10:20 GMT.

It is unclear where and how Pawlowski gained access to the weapon.

It is understood he lost consciousness and a lot of blood after the incident, but is now awake and is receiving medical treatment.

A Western Telegraph reporter was in court and witnessed the incident.

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