A MAN will appear in court today after police officers were attacked in the early hours of Monday in Eastbourne town centre.

Paul Cunningham, 42, unemployed, of Pevensey Road, Eastbourne, has been charged with wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, assault by beating of an emergency worker and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

The charges are in connection with offences allegedly committed against three police officers in Terminus Road, Eastbourne, shortly after 1am on Monday (September 14).

He was remanded in custody to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday morning (September 16).