A 32 year old man has been charged with assault on police and possession of an offensive weapon. A 23 year old man has been charged with assault on police, disorderly behaviour and obstructing police.
Both men are due to appear at Londonderry Magistrates Court on Friday 19th March. As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.
The charges are in relation to public order offences which occurred during a search operation in Derry on Thursday 18th March.