Two charged following Portsmouth Arts Lodge centre eviction
Two people have been charged following a dispute over a Portsmouth arts centre.
Police were called by city council staff carrying out an eviction at the Arts Lodge in Victoria Park on Tuesday. One officer sustained a knee injury.
Mark Lewis, 48, and Alison Brett, 51 were charged with assaulting a constable in the execution of their duty.
They are both due to appear before magistrates on 9 March.
Mr Lewis was also charged with possession of cannabis and using threatening behaviour with intent to cause fear of, or provoke, unlawful violence.
A 23-year-old man from Portsmouth received a police caution.
A 52-year-old man and a 28-year-old man were released with no further action.