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Man charged with New Year’s Eve police assault

PUBLISHED: 14:45 01 January 2019 | UPDATED: 16:29 01 January 2019

A man in his twenties has been charged with assaulting a police officer on New Years Eve. Photo: ARCHANT

A man in his twenties has been charged with assaulting a police officer on New Years Eve. Photo: ARCHANT

A man in his twenties has been charged with assaulting a police officer on New Year’s Eve.

Police have charged a 24-year-old man with a public order offence and assaulting an emergency services worker following an incident in Holt, on Monday, December 31.

The man was being arrested in Mill Court kicked a police officer during the arrest.

The officer suffered minor injuries.

The man has been bailed to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court.

In a tweet, North Norfolk Police stated: “There’s no excuse to assault emergency services workers.

“Expect to be prosecuted if you do.”

READ MORE: Eleven people arrested during New Year celebrations in Norwich

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