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Further police appeal after fight in Grays

DETECTIVES are appealing for information following a fight in Grays.

The disturbance took place on London Road at 1:30am on Sunday, August 19. Officers arrived and found three victims. A 24-year-old man from Plaistow in east London and a 26-year-old man from West Ham in east London had sustained slash injuries believed to have been caused by a broken bottle while a 24-year-old man from Grays sustained minor shoulder injuries.

All three people were conveyed to paramedics to hospital where they were treated and subsequently discharged.

Officers are looking to identify and trace a man who is also thought to have been involved in the assault. He is described as white, in his late 20s, approximately 5ft 8ins tall, was sporting a natural suntan, is of slim build, and has flat, short dark brown hair. At the time, he was wearing a dark vest. It is believed he had been drinking in the Eurolounge, formerly called The Fat Surfer, before the fight.

Aaron Baker was arrested at the scene and subsequently charged with two counts of causing Grievous Bodily Harm and one count of assault. The 32-year-old unemployed man from Porter Close was detained in police custody prior to his appearance at Southend Magistrates Court on Monday, August 20 where he was further remanded in custody. He will appear at crown court at a later date.

The disturbance is being treated as domestic-related.

Anyone with information in connection with this assault is urged to contact detectives at Grays police station on 101.


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