Two police officers assaulted during drugs arrests in Scarborough

Two police officers were assaulted while arresting a man and woman in Scarborough for suspected drug dealing.

Friday, 15th November 2019, 10:44 am
Updated Monday, 18th November 2019, 9:06 am

The incident happened at around 2.20pm on Thursday (November 14) after CCTV revealed suspicious activity involving two people in a vehicle in the Westborough area.

Police stopped the vehicle in Foreshore Road and received minor injuries while making the arrests.

A 45-year-old man from Scarborough has been charged with assaulting an emergency worker and possession of a class A drug with intent to supply.

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A 41-year-old woman, also from Scarborough, has been charged with assaulting an emergency worker and driving whilst disqualified.

Both officers were able to carry on with their duties following the incident.