A WARRANT was issued for the arrest of a man charged with assaulting two police officers and possessing drugs.

Adam Lee Armstrong failed to appear before South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court after being charged with three offences.

The 30-year-old, of no fixed abode, is alleged to have assaulted PCs Harvey and Standway in Barrow on May 4 2019.

He is also accused of possessing class A drug cocaine and class B drug cannabis on the same date.

Magistrates issued a warrant.