Man slits his own throat in courtroom after pleading guilty to sexual assault

A defendant has cut his own throat in a courtroom after pleading guilty to sexual assault. He was air-lifted to hospital following the incident.

Lukasz Robert Pawlowski aged 33 admitted the offence by grabbing and kissing a shop assistant on the lips. Pawlowski was at Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court.

Pawlowski was at Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court awaiting to be sentenced when he injured himself in front of the entire courtroom.


An eyewitness within the courtroom has the Western Telegraph said “He went out, came back, muttered something then started slashing at his throat,”

The courtroom was cleared and first aid was given by paramedics within the doc of the courtroom.

Questions have now been raised as to how the defendant had a weapon on him within a court.

The Welsh Ambulance Service said “We were called at 10:20 am to reports of an incident at Haverfordwest Magistrates Court.

“The Wales Air Ambulance, two crews in emergency ambulances and an ambulance officer attended the scene and the man was air-lifted to Morriston Hospital in Swansea with serious injuries.”

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