Appeal following altercation in Great Leighs

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Police are appealing for information or witnesses to an incident that occurred in Great Leighs on Thursday January 13.

It was reported that at around 7.30pm, several men were involved in an altercation in Shimbrooks after a red sports car collided with a parked vehicle causing damage. It was also reported that a man was seen with a gun.

The red sports car left the scene, followed by a grey Mitsubishi.

A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon. He has been bailed until February 9.

Officers are asking anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident, or have captured the incident on dash cam footage, to contact Chelmsford CID via 101 and quote crime reference 42/10723/22.

You can submit a report online at or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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