Tyne & Wear

Charge over 'bang' remark to Pc blinded by Raoul Moat

Pc David Rathband
Image caption Pc Rathband attended court most days with his wife Katherine

A woman who allegedly said "bang, bang" to the policeman blinded by killer gunman Raoul Moat has been charged with disorderly conduct.

Kelsey Donkin, 22, allegedly made the comment when Pc David Rathband arrived at Newcastle Crown Court for the trial of two men convicted of helping Moat.

Pc Rathband attended court most days with his wife Katherine.

Ms Donkin, of Clinton Place, Sunderland, is due to appear before Newcastle magistrates on 21 April.

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