A MAN has been charged with attacking a police officer.

Shaun O'Brien, aged 37, of Goodwood Road, Malvern, was arrested after an incident in the area of Edith Walk, Malvern.

He faces charges of assaulting a police officer and using abusive or threatening words or behaviour with intent to cause fear or provoke violence.

Mr O'Brien will appear at Worcester Magistrates Court on May 17.

The accused was arrested on May 3 and charged on May 4.