ESSEX Police have charged a man following reports of a disturbance in South Ockendon over the weekend.
John Morgan, 30, of no fixed address, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and causing actual bodily harm and he is due to appear at Southend Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 29 June.
They were called with reports of an altercation inside a building in Darenth Lane at around 4am on Saturday 27 June.
A woman reported she had suffered swelling to the face and a man was taken to hospital with a serious head injury.
He remains in hospital in a stable condition.