A MAN who has been accused of assaulting two police officers is due to appear in court.

Police responded to reports of a fight in West Street, Harwich, shortly after 12.10am yesterday, April 29.

Officers attended to deal with the incident and as they did, two of them reported they had been assaulted.

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A spokesman for Essex Police said: “A man was subsequently arrested and taken into custody.

“Michael Richmond, 35, of Harcourt Avenue, Harwich, has been charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency worker and one count of threatening to damage or destroy property.

“He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, May 1.”