ACT court sentences Joshua Finney, 29, to fully suspended jail term for drunkenly kicking ACT police officer's face

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By Toby Vue
Updated June 18 2022 - 12:14am, first published June 17 2022 - 7:30pm
Joshua Finney (right) walks out of court, supported by a friend, after being sentenced on Friday for kicking two police officers. Picture: Toby Vue

A martial artist with a violent history has been spared full-time jail for drunkenly kicking two police officers, including one in the face, which his lawyer described as "absolutely reckless" and "appalling".

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Toby Vue

Court reporter

Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email: t.vue@canberratimes.com.au.

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