Four males have been charged with assaulting an emergency worker after two 999 response team officers in Hackney, east London, were attacked while investigating an alleged assault.
Officers were flagged down by a member of the public who asked for their help following reports of an assault.
As part of their enquiries, officers located a male who they suspected was involved in the alleged assault.
As the two officers were trying to detain the male, he became non-compliant and a struggle ensued during which the male continued to fight with officers.
During the struggle, one officer was taken to the ground at which point several other males surrounded the officer and his colleague.
Both officers were allegedly assaulted by members of the group that had started to film the officers as they tried to detain one of the suspects.
At one point, a male kicked an officer in the back with such force, that his entire body lurched forward.
Footage on the incident was widely shared on social media, with thousands of people condemning the actions of not only the males who assaulted the officers but also of the members of the public who had gathered to film the incident.
Four people have now been charged in connection with the incident; Jordan Thomas, 20, Woolridge Way, Hackney, A 13-year-old boy of Hackney and Marvin Henderson, 34, Frampton Park Road, Hackney, have all been charged with two counts of assault on an emergency worker.
Neither officer was seriously injured during the incident.
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