At around 23:00 last night (Saturday), Police responded to reports of a fight outside The Falcon pub on Regent Street, Shanklin.
On arrival, officers separated 2 males who were fighting. Subsequently, 1 male spat blood in the face of 2 officers upon arrest.
It has now been confirmed that James Holgate, of Hyde Road, Shanklin, has been charged with a public order offence as well as 2 counts of assaulting an emergency worker.
Howgate will appear before the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court on 7th August 2020.
Others are warned that the Police will always seek to prosecute individuals who commit assaults on officers.