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Man Tasered on Whitby Swing Bridge

Man Tasered on Whitby Swing Bridge

Published by the Yorkshire Coast Radio News Team at 10:09am 2nd December 2019. (Updated at 10:29am 2nd December 2019)

Police were called to an altercation involving a man and a woman on the swing bridge in Whitby at around 4.25pm on Saturday 30 November 2019.

As a result of the incident, a 26-year-old man from Middlesbrough was arrested and charged with assaulting a member of the emergency services and using threatening or abusive words/behaviour.

He is due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on 16 December 2019.

The man was detained after officers used a taser and pava spray.

A 24-year-old woman, also from Middlesbrough, was arrested on suspicion of assault and using threatening or abusive words/behaviour

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