'Bucket heid' William Middleton: Admits police assault in Aberdeen

Man with head stuck in bin William Middleton was rescued by firefighters

Related Stories

A man who made headlines worldwide after being rescued when he got his head stuck inside a bin in Aberdeen has admitted assaulting a police officer.

William Middleton became known as 'bucket heid' last October after a photograph of his ordeal was shared on social media sites.

Middleton has now admitted an attack in the city's Primark store on Union Street.

Sentence at Aberdeen Sheriff Court was deferred for reports.

Middleton had to be cut free by firefighters after getting his head stuck.

He said at the time: "I was looking for my hat. I was stuck for about 20 minutes.

"I couldn't get my head out. It was shocking. It was stinking. I'm now known as bucket heid."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC North East, Orkney and Shetland



Min. Night 1 °C


Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.