A man is to appear in court charged with five counts of assault.

During the afternoon of Wednesday 10 May 2023, Kent Police was called to Sandling Road, Lyminge, where a man was arrested following a disturbance on the roadside.

Members of the public reported being assaulted and spat at.

During the same incident an officer and a police car were spat at, and a custody cell was urinated in.

As part of an investigation into the incident, officers from Folkestone and Hythe Victim Based Crime Team charged  a man aged 31 and from Dover, on Thursday 11 May with assault of an emergency worker, damage of police property, damage of police vehicle, four counts of assault by beating, and drunk and disorderly.

He was released on bail to attend Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 6 July.

By Ed

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