TWO police officers were assaulted while arresting a man and woman for suspected drug dealing yesterday (Thursday).

The incident happened at around 2.20pm on after CCTV revealed suspicious activity involving two people in a vehicle in the Westborough area of Scarborough.

Police stopped the vehicle in Foreshore Road and received minor injuries while making the arrests. Both officers were able to carry on with their duties.

A 45-year-old man and 41-year-old woman, both from Scarborough, have been charged with possession of a class A drug with intent to supply and assaulting a police officer. They have since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.