Horndon-on-the-Hill man charged with assault

A MAN has been charged in relation to an alleged assault in Horndon-on-the-Hill.

An Essex Police spokesperson said: “Police received a call at 2.40pm on Sunday, January 28, with reports that a woman had been assaulted in Horndon Road, Horndon-on-the-Hill.

The victim alleged that she was grabbed and pulled by a man, causing bruising, during a domestic related incident. Police arrested a man at the scene and he was later charged.

Francis Sheridan, 59, of Horndon Road, Horndon-on-the-Hill, is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, March 15, charged with assault by beating.