Three charged with assault on police officers

Police have charged three people with assault and disorderly conduct in connection to violent developments in Duchcov in the Teplice area on Saturday that followed an extremist demonstration. Another eight people were charged with misdemeanours. In the incident, right-wing extremists tried to break through a police line, throwing stones and bottles. The riot police used tear gas and a water cannon in response. A police spokeswoman revealed that eleven officers were injured; none of the officers had to be hospitalised.

Author: Jan Velinger