Teen charged after PCSO struck

A TEENAGER has been accused of leaving a police support officer with a damaged knee after he was struck by an off-road motorbike.

Laurence Cawley

A TEENAGER has been accused of leaving a police support officer with a damaged knee after he was struck by an off-road motorbike.

The alleged incident happened on Sunday in woodland near the A134 outside Thetford.

Ethen Sieley, 18, has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, dangerous driving and driving with no insurance.

It is alleged the 28-year-old police community support officer was trying to stop three off-road riders from using their bikes illegally in the area when he was in collision with one of the riders.

Sieley will appear at Thetford Magistrates Court on Monday.