Man charged after police officers stabbed in Folkestone

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A man has been charged after two police officers suffered knife injuries at a house in Kent.

A Kent Police spokesman said the officers suffered minor stab wounds at an address in St Michael's Street, Folkestone, on Monday.

A 39-year-old man has been charged with two counts of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent.

He appeared before Folkestone magistrates earlier and was remanded in custody until 27 January.

The officers were treated in hospital for their injuries and later released.

One was cut on his hand and the other on his cheek.

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