Sam Francis, 30, of Slades Drive, Chislehurst, is due before Medway Magistrates’ Court on 12 November, Charged with two counts of assaulting an emergency worker and is the first person in the county to be under regulation five of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) Regulations 2020.

Mr Francis, had been visiting the Bluewater complex in Dartford, on Saturday 12th at around 13:20pm when the offence took place.