A MAN has been charged after two police officers were assaulted while they were trying to make an arrest.

Alan Armstrong, 21, of Couldrey Close, Abingdon, faces two charges of assaulting a policeman and possession of a knife.

Officers were called to Couldrey Close shortly after 2am on Sunday after reports of a disturbance.

Armstrong appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded in custody until next Tuesday.