t appearance for holidayKatie Price was warned by a judge today that it would be tempting to issue her with an arrest warrant after she failed to turn up to court. The ex-glamour model was due to appear at Crawley Magistrates Court this morning to face two charges of using threatening and words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress. The charges relate to an alleged playground spat outside her two youngest childrens primary school on September 6 2018. Shes accused of exchanging words with estranged husband Kieran Haylers girlfriend Michelle Pentecost in a row that allegedly turned nasty. Katie Price decided to fly to Thailand instead of going to court (Image: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock) But 40-year-old Price failed to show up to her court hearing - choosing instead to fly to Thailand with toyboy boyfriend Kris Boyson over the weekend. District Judge Amanda Kelly told
the court: She hasnt bothered to turn up today. Apparently she has something more important to do. Price had been sent a postal requisition on February 7 telling her to attend todays hearing. Th
e court heard that she would have known about the case, but failed to attend police interviews about the incident. The mum of five was warned the judge was tempted to issue her with an arrest warrant (Image: David Sims/WENN.com) This shows a lack of respect for the whole court system, the judge said, adding that while it would be tempting to consider issuing an arrest warrant, she would re
frain because the penalty for the offences is a fine. The judge added that she would reluctantly adjourn the hearing until next week, after Price is due to arrive back in the UK on March 18. Price has been told to return to court on March 20 (Image: Tony Kershaw / SWNS) She will now be told to attend the same court on March 20 at 10am. It comes as Katie was trolled on social media for sacking off her legal responsibilities in favour of the luxury holiday. Critics slammed her for ignoring the
British justice system after she was pictured boxing with Kris and getting a massage in
a Thai spa.