A 13-YEAR-OLD boy has been given a caution after assaulting a police officer.

The teenager committed the offence against the serving PC last month in Chesham, the town's police team have said in a monthly update published online.

Officers also said in the last month a total of eight people ranging in age from 19 to 34 had all either been cautioned or given formal warnings or fines for possessing cannabis.

At the other end of the age range police said a 72-year-old man has been charged with harassment.