York teenager accused of punching police officer in the head

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5 Aug 2020 @ 2.12 pm
| Crime

A teenager is due to appear in court accused of punching a police officer in the head.

The 17-year-old boy from York was arrested following a disturbance at an address in Gargrave, near Skipton, at around 3.15pm yesterday (Tuesday, 4 August).

Following an investigation, he was charged with

  • criminal damage
  • assaulting an emergency services worker
  • using threatening behaviour
  • and resisting a constable in the execution of his duties.

He was bailed to appear at Harrogate Youth Court next month.