ESSEX Police has charged a man in connection with a noxious liquid incident in Chafford Hundred.
Callum Kitson, 18, of Charles Street, Grays, has been remanded to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court today, Wednesday, February 27.
He has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon, affray and four counts of administering poison with intent to endanger life.
A 17-year-old from Grays has been released on bail for this investigation until Tuesday, March 19, but has been charged with theft from a shop and threatening behaviour following a separate but linked incident.
He is due to appear at Basildon Youth Court on Tuesday, April 2.
The charges follow an incident on a footbridge between Chafford Hundred train station and intu Lakeside shopping centre on Monday, February 25, and another incident in the shopping centre shortly afterwards.