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defendant charged with assaulting kent police officer

Defendant charged with assaulting Kent Police officer

A defendant has been charged with seriously assaulting a police officer at Medway Police Station.

Samuel Tesefay is alleged to have assaulted a Kent Police detective at the station’s front counter at around 3pm on Friday 10 May 2019.

She was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.

Tesefay, of Thicket Road, Penge, was arrested on suspicion of assault and has since been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

The 27-year-old appeared at Medway Magistrates’ Court on Monday 13 May 2019.

At the hearing he was remanded in custody to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on Monday 10 June 2019.