A SWANLEY woman is alleged to have bitten a police officer’s finger in Dartford town centre.

Police were called to Spital Street at 7.25pm on Tuesday to reports of a woman harassing some passersby.

Brenda Shompa, 30, of Hart Dyke Crescent, Swanley, is alleged to have bitten the finger of a police officer who was called to the scene.

The 30-year-old was arrested and since been charged with assaulting a police officer and due to appear before Dartford magistrates.