Published: 19:36, 25 September 2020
| Updated: 19:57, 25 September 2020
A teenager has been sent to a young offenders' institution for nearly six months after assaulting an emergency service worker for a fourth time.
Officers were called to The Clipper pub in Dartford High Street following reports two men had been acting aggressively towards staff and customers.
Keenan Fairclough, of Clive Road, Rochester, beat an emergency worker following the incident on Friday August 28, a court heard. Several were also reported to have been spat at during the altercation.
The 19-year-old pleaded guilty to four counts of assaulting an emergency worker at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court.
He was committed to detention in a young offender institution for 26 weeks.
Seven officers and one police community support officer were reported to be assaulted during the incident at the Dartford pub.
Another man, Taylor Carter, 25, of Wrotham Road, Gravesend, has been charged with three counts of assaulting an emergency worker and one of possessing a Class A drug following the incident.
He pleaded not guilty and was remanded in custody to next appear at Medway Magistrate's Court on October 6.