Corringham teenager arrested after police officers have petrol thrown over them

THREE people have been charged following an incident in which officers had petrol thrown over them in Ward Close, Basildon yesterday, Sunday, May 5.

Justin Jackson, 28, of Ward Close, Basildon, has been charged with seven counts of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent. He is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Tuesday 7 May.

A 17-year-old boy from Basildon – who cannot be identified for legal reasons – has been charged with dangerous driving, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence, driving without insurance, theft of a motor vehicle and two counts of handling stolen goods. He is also due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Janine Justin, 47, of Ward Close, Basildon, was charged with possession of an offensive weapon and is due to appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 30 May.

A 17-year-old girl from Corringham was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, a 20-year-old woman from Basildon was arrested on suspicion of obstructing a police officer and a 30-year-old man from Basildon was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker. They have all been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Basildon CID on 101. Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

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