Essex Police seeks witnesses as woman is hospitalised after Wickford incident

POLICE have appealed for witnesses to an alleged assault in Wickford last night.

An area of Cranfield Court has been cordoned off with police tape this morning and forensic investigators have been spotted at the scene.

Essex Police said it was called at around 10pm to reports of a fight.

A 27-year-old woman has been hospitalised with a head injury, the force said, but ‘her condition is not life-threatening’.

Police urged anyone with information to dial 101 and ask for the Basildon Domestic Abuse Investigation Team, then quote incident number 42/164750/19.

*A 24-year-old man from Wickford has been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm.

A 23-year-old woman, also from Wickford, has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Both are currently in police custody.

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Charles Thomson

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