Man charged following assault on police officer

Alert message sent 24/10/2020 13:54:00

Information sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police


A Swindon man has been charged with assaulting a police officer following an incident yesterday (23/10). 

Police were called to assist our colleagues from the South Western Ambulance Service who were dealing with an intoxicated man in Shaw Ridge Linear Park around 3.30pm yesterday.  During the incident one of our officers was hit in the head.  The man was then arrested once paramedics had treated him at the scene.  

Fortunately, the officer was uninjured. 

37-year-old Christopher Johnson from Barnfield Close, Swindon has been charged with assaulting an emergency worker and released on unconditional bail. 
Message sent by
Mark Jones (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

Message tag words

Back to previous page
Click here to tweet this message to your followers

Discuss this alert message

Please see terms below before using this feature
Please be aware that the facility above is a Facebook service, posting your views will make some of your Facebook information visible to everyone (as with any Facebook activity).

The system administrators (VISAV Limited) monitor the content added. Any misuse or objectionable material should be reported to support@neighbourhoodalert.co.uk.

The views expressed do not represent the views of the system administrators who are VISAV Limited, the Police, Neighbourhood Watch and other Information Provider using this service.