Police call for witnesses and information as they probe assault that led to two arrests

By Neil Speight

16th Jul 2022 | Local News

POLICE are continuing to investigate an assault on Brentwood Road in Chadwell St Mary.

Officers were called to Brentwood Road at around 10.20am on 5 July to reports of a disturbance there involving two people. It was reported one man was struck with a plank of wood.

A 25 year-old man from Stifford Clays has been arrested on suspicion of harassment, malicious communications, possession of a knife, and affray. He has since been released on bail until 26 July.

A 17 year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of ABH, affray, possession of an offensive weapon, and theft. He's been released on bail until 25 July.

A police statement says: "A security guard, described as being a black man, was reported to have intervened in the incident and we particularly need to identify and speak to him as a witness.

"If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us. Please quote the crime reference number 42/173731/22.

"You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

"Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services. Alternatively you can call us on 101.

"If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111."


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