Three police officers hurt in South Holland

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Three police officers were injured, one of them on consecutive nights, during separate disturbances in Holbeach and Spalding at the weekend.

Two officers suffered bites and one also had a cut eye after a row in Holyrood Walk, Spalding, on Saturday night.

It came just 24 hours after the officer with the cut eye suffered bites and scratches during a disturbance in Hallgate, Holbeach, on Friday night.

The third police officer injured had bites and scratches after a disturbance in Alexandra Road, Spalding, also on Friday night.

Joe Cooper (24 ), of Holyrood Walk, Spalding, was charged with two assaults in connection with Saturday’s incident.

Emma Arnold (32), also of Holyrood Walk, was charged with obstructing a police officer in relation to the same incident and is to appear before magistrates at a later date.

Meanwhile, Carl Stewart Peacock (44) of Hallgate, Holbeach, was arrested for affray and assaulting a police officer in relation to the attack in Holbeach on Friday.

Peacock, who was later charged with assaulting a constable and obstructing an officer, was bailed to appear at court at a later date.

Police also arrested two people in connection with the disturbance in Alexandra Road on Friday.

Kayleigh Anne Hare (24), of London Road, Spalding, was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage.

Hare has been bailed to appear at court on a date to be set, while an 18-year-old man arrested for a public order offence was fined.