A MAN was arrested after two police officers were attacked in Braintree town centre.

The officers had been making another arrest in Great Square in relation to a domestic disturbance when the incident happened.

A Braintree local policing team officer and a special constable reported they were assaulted around 8.30pm on Saturday.

An 18-year-old from Bishop's Stortford was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker and has since been released under investigation.

Police say neither officer was seriously injured and they were able to continue with their duties.