A PREGNANT nurse has been found guilty of attacking two police officers in her own home.

Vanessa Wade, 35, had dialled 999 for police assistance but the plea for help turned into a struggle with the officers sent to help her.

And yesterday she was found guilty of assaulting the Pc Helen Mee and Pc Iain Campbell.

Wade, a mum-of-two, had denied the charges.

Sentence was adjourned until December 7 at Huddersfield Magistrates Court, but Wade was told she would not be going to prison.

Wade has been a qualified nurse for 17 years and, until she started her maternity leave, cared for patients she described in court as elderly and vulnerable.

On July 6 this year, Wade had asked her former partner, Gavin Waters, to leave her home on Stoney Lane in Longwood.

He then went straight to tell her mother and step-father what had happened to see if they could ask Wade to let him have his mobile phone and some business files back that were in the house.

The step-father, Robert Walker, had then gone to see Wade and she said he had banged on the door.

That's when she called the police, telling them she was frightened and that Mr Walker had towed her car away.

On that day she was three months pregnant, but had suffered a miscarriage scare. Her midwife had organised an emergency hospital scan on the baby for the following day.

Officers were sent straight round, retrieved the car that had been left nearby and drove it back round.

They spoke to both Wade and Mr Walker separately.

But the police officers said in their evidence that she had been difficult to talk to and had kept raising her voice.

As they were leaving, Wade had grabbed Pc Mee and thrown her into the kitchen where she suffered a slight elbow injury.

Pc Campbell had said in his evidence: "She seemed to be throwing her round like a rag doll."

Pc Mee said Wade had punched out at Pc Campbell and caught him a glancing blow on the chin, but he was not hurt.

Wade was then handcuffed, arrested and taken to Huddersfield police station.

Wade had totally denied the assault allegations, claiming that at most she had lightly touched Pc Mee on her back after asking her several times to leave the house.

She described how she was ill on July 6.

"I was nauseous, I had a headache, cramping pains and I was bleeding," she said.

She had claimed she did not like the police officers' attitude and the way they conducted the inquiry, saying she had been "cool and rational," but at one point had been provoked by Pc Mee.

And she also claimed that the officers had assaulted her as they were about to leave, not the other way round.

She had said: "I felt intimidated, patronised and bullied in my own home."

Finding her guilty, the magistrates described the evidence given by the two police officers as "clear, concise and credible."