Kent Police have charged two males after a police officer was seriously assaulted.
At around 11.15 am on Wednesday 21 October 2020, the officer, from Kent Police, was making local enquiries in Woodside Road, Mangravet.
As he approached a parked vehicle, it is alleged that two males assaulted the officer before leaving him on the floor and running away.
Two suspects were later arrested in connection with the incident and taken into custody.
The injured officer was taken to hospital for treatment. He has since been discharged from hospital so that he can continue his recovery at home.
On Thursday 22 October, David Hilden and Robbie Booth, both aged 22, were each charged with attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent and with possessing cannabis with intent to supply.
Hilden and Booth, both of no fixed address, were remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Friday 23 October.
If you can assist, contact Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/188570/20.
You can also call Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or complete the online form.
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