Chelmsford man further charged over spitting incidents

A man from Chelmsford has been charged with 17 further offences as part of an investigation into reports of members of the public being spat at.

Twenty-seven year-old Jake Carter, of Meadgate Avenue, has been charged with 17 counts of assault by beating and is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on August 29.

It relates to incidents between March 2, 2023 and June 24, 2023.

He is already charged with two counts of common assault and one count of assaulting an emergency worker in connection with an incident in Springfield Road in March and Victoria Road in June this year.

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on November 24 in connection with those offences.