A GRAYS man has been arrested and charged with a number of offences involving offensive weapons and police assault.
Joe Benton, aged 20, of Ashley Gardens, Grays was charged with the following.
On 12/07/2018 at Grays assaulted a Detective Superintendent in the execution of his duty.
On 12/07/2018 at Basildon assaulted a constable in the execution of his duty
On 01/09/2019 at Grays had with you, without good reason or lawful authority, in a public place an article which had a blade or was sharply pointed, namely one combat style Black spring loaded lock knife.
On 01/09/2019 at Grays without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, had with you in a public place an offensive weapon, namely one black knuckle duster.
Benton has been remanded in custody until September 18th when he will reappear at Basildon magistrates court.