Kent Police have charged two men with assault after seven police officers and one PCSO were assaulted.
Officers were called at around 15:15 hours to the Clipper public house on Dartford High Street on Friday 28th August to reports that two men were acting aggressively towards staff and customers.
When officers arrived at the scene, the two males focused their aggression on the first responders.
During the struggle that followed, seven police officers and one PCSO were assaulted. Several more officers were spat at by the thugs.
Keenan Fairclough, 19, of Clive Road, Rochester, has since been charged with seven counts of assaulting an emergency worker and one count of causing criminal damage to a police cell.
Taylor Carter, 25, of Wrotham Road, Gravesend, has been charged with three counts of assaulting an emergency worker and one of possessing a class A drug.
Both men were remanded in custody when they appeared before Medway magistrates on Monday 31 August.
Carter will return to the same court on Tuesday 8 September while Mr Fairclough will next appear at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 17 September.
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