Stoke & Staffordshire

Youth charged with policeman attack at Stafford school

A 17-year-old youth has been charged with assaulting a police officer after an incident at a Staffordshire school.

Pc Brian Griffiths, 54, suffered bruising and facial injuries in the incident at Flash Ley School in Hawksmoor Road, Stafford, in the early hours of 23 August, police said.

The youth, from Stafford, has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

He is due to appear at Cannock Magistrates' Court on 29 September.

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