Essex

Four charged after police injured in row at Essex pub

Three men and a woman have been charged over a fight at a pub in Essex when two police officers were assaulted.

Police were called to the pub at Fiddlers Hamlet near Epping on Saturday following reports a man had been injured during a fight.

When making an arrest a police officer was hit over the head with a chair and needed five stitches. A second was struck in the face.

Three of the charged are from Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire and one from Essex.

Court date

A 50-year-old man was charged with affray, assaulting a police officer and assaulting a member of the public.

A 50-year-old woman has also been charged with assaulting a police officer.

A 22-year-old man was charged with affray and assaulting a member of the public causing actual bodily harm.

A 41-year-old man from North Weald was charged with affray and assaulting a member of the public.

All four have been bailed to appear at Harlow Magistrates' Court on 6 October.

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