A Chatham (Kent) man who allegedly spat at police officers in Maidstone has been charged with multiple offences.
Kent Police was called to a disturbance in Brenchley Gardens at around 0230 hours on Friday 1st February.
Once response team officers arrived at the scene, they arrested 45-year-old Darryl Spearpoint. However, while in custody, it is alleged that Spearpoint became aggressive and spat on the officers.
One of the officers was hit on the face with the spit.
Spearpoint was subsequently charged with five counts of assault on an emergency worker under the Assaults on Emergency Workers Act.
He was also charged with causing criminal damage, racially aggravated public order, shoplifting, possession of cannabis and threatening behaviour.
Spearpoint appeared before Medway Magistrates’ Court on 3rd February, and his next appearance is scheduled to be on 21st February at Maidstone Magistrates’ Court.
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