A MAN has pleaded guilty to obstructing a police officer.

Michael Jonathan McPoland, of Hibbert Road in Barrow, admitted wilfully obstructing PC Anderson in Barrow when he appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

The offence happened on March 13.

The 51-year-old, who was represented in court by Trystan Roberts, was fined £200 for the offence.

He was also ordered to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 in court costs.

He agreed to pay at a rate of £10 a week.