Bideford man charged over assault on policeman

A MAN has been charged with assault on a police officer following an incident in Bideford yesterday, (Thursday). A police officer had been dealing with a motoring incident at around 12.30pm on Torrington Lane, East-the-Water when the suspect approached hi

A MAN has been charged with assault on a police officer following an incident in Bideford yesterday, (Thursday).A police officer had been dealing with a motoring incident at around 12.30pm on Torrington Lane, East-the-Water when the suspect approached him and allegedly assaulted him by punching him to the face, causing a bleeding nose.He is then said to have become abuse towards a PCSO who was present.Stephen Tee, 43, of Bideford has been charged with assault and using words or behaviour to cause alarm or distress and bailed to appear at Barnstaple Magistrate's Court on February 27.


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