Kent Police was called at 5.15pm on Sunday 17 March 2024, after a report of a man damaging property at an address in Knightrider Street. However, when the patrols arrived at the property, it is alleged the man threw a white powder over them.

They were treated at the scene by ambulance crews and have not suffered any long-lasting or serious injuries.

A man from Maidstone was arrested and later charged with four counts of unlawfully and intentionally threatening a person with a corrosive substance in a private place. The powder has yet to be identified.

The 26-year-old man was also charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency worker, and criminal damage.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 19 March.

By Ed

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