A POLICE officer suffered a broken nose and a hand injury making an arrest in Wood End, Coventry, on Saturday.
The incident took place in Cherrybrook Way when two officers on patrol spotted two men acting suspiciously.
They arrested them on suspicion of stealing a car but during the arrest an officer was head butted and suffered a broken nose.
One man, aged 22, was charged with wounding and assault. The second was released without charge.
The 22-year-old appeared at Coventry Magistrates Court on Monday.
He was remanded in custody ahead of a committal hearing which is due to take place later this month.
The defendant will appear via videolink.
Best wishes to the injured officer...