Two men charged with assault and fraud after Tesco, Wisbech, printer ink scam - security officer left with broken finger

Two men arrested for assault and fraud vafter incident at Tesco in Wisbech

Two men arrested for assault and fraud vafter incident at Tesco in Wisbech - Credit: Archant

Two security officers at Tesco in Wisbech were assaulted on Wednesday morning – one left with a broken finger – as they tried to detain two men.

Dominic Golden, 36, of Victoria Park, Dover and William Hicks, 27, of Sandpiper Close, Southwark, attempted to defraud the Cromwell Road supermarket with a scam involving printer ink.

Whilst detaining the men as they left the store, the security officers were assaulted.

Both men were arrested by officers and then taken to the Police Investigation Centre in King’s Lynn.

Golden was charged with fraud by false representation and actual bodily harm. Hicks was charged with fraud by false representation, actual bodily harm and assault.

Both men were refused bail.