Man's drunken cry for help
A DRUNKEN man who called an ambulance after jumping or falling down a flight of stairs at Hayle told police officers that he intended to throw himself out of a window.
He was obviously drunk and was abusive to the ambulance crew and the police officers.
At Truro Magistrates' Court, Ceith Jeffrey McAllister, 43, of no fixed address in Hayle, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly at Hayle on July 1.
He told the magistrates he could not remember anything about what happened.
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Community psychiatric nurse Jim Beresford told the magistrates McAllister's behaviour had been a cry for help as he was in danger of causing harm to himself.
McAllister was given a conditional discharge and told to pay a victim surcharge of £15 but detained in court in lieu of this payment.