A MAN who allegedly punched and kicked two paramedics while they were on duty has been charged.

Tony Andrews, 48, of Fourth Street, Portsmouth, has been charged with two counts of assault by beating of an emergency worker.

Police were called to Fratton Way, Portsmouth, at 2.15pm on April 29 after two paramedics reported they had been assaulted by a man who had punched and kicked them.

The paramedics suffered injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

Andrews is due to appear at Portsmouth magistrates Court on May 28.