‘Hitler bitch’ taunt by Polish national

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A GERMAN woman was left “scared and incredibly upset” after being called “Hitler bitch” in a racially aggravated confrontation with one of her housemates.

Slawomir Jan Starzec’s drunk and aggressive behaviour also continued at Spalding Police Station where he lashed out at a police officer and broke a mug.

Starzec (37), of Pinchbeck Road, Spalding, appeared before the town’s magistrates’ court on Thursday to be sentenced for the three offences.

District judge John Stobart said: “I hope you are very ashamed of yourself. You know from your own experience and from your own life how difficult it is for police officers and the last thing they need is someone so drunk they can not control themselves.

“Even more so, someone so drunk and out of control that they launch an attack on an officer that is just doing his job.”

Rebecca Ritson, prosecuting, said Polish national Starzec lived in a multiple occupancy home in Spalding with German Susan Osbourne.

She told how Starzec had been drunk and banging on Ms Osbourne’s door when the incident happened on June 12.

She claimed Starzec was shouting: “Come on out little woman, Hitler bitch.”

Miss Ritson added: “She was scared and incredibly upset. He targeted her because of her nationality.”

Relating to the other charges, Miss Ritson said Starzec lashed out while at Spalding Police Station, leaving a small red mark on PC Mitchell’s head.

A plastic mug was also broken in the incident.

Andrea Clarke, defending, said there had been a confrontation with Ms Osbourne at an earlier point.

She told the court Starzec fully accepted he was “in drink”. She also said he had his head down when he was shown footage of his actions in the police station.

Starzec was sentenced to 60 days in prison, suspended for 12 months. He must also complete 80 hours of unpaid work in the community, pay a £35 fine for criminal damage, and £40 for the racially aggravated public order incident.

In addition, Starzec will pay £50 compensation to PC Mitchell, £5 compensation for damaging the mug, £85 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.