A MAN has been charged with assaulting a woman in Basildon.
It follows an incident in Southernhay in the early hours of yesterday, Saturday, December 8, in which a 58-year-old woman was seriously injured. She remains in hospital receiving treatment.
John Eggleton-Thompson, 24, of Mill Lane, Grays, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm, dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, and failing to provide a specimen for analysis.
He is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, December 10.
A 33-year-old woman from Tilbury who was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs was later released without charge.