Man appears in court charged with GBH and ABH following incident in Chelmsford

A man has appeared at court following an incident in Chelmsford.

Police were called to reports of an assault in Drovers Way at about 9.25pm on Monday December 18. They found two people, one with serious injuries. The suspect reportedly left the scene by car.

Following an extensive search of the area the suspect’s car was located and a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, as well as a number of driving offences.

Now 29-year-old Glenn Hobbs, of Forefield Green, Chelmsford, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm, and appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court this morning, Wednesday December 20.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on January 17.

Detective Chief Inspector Louise Metcalfe, the senior investigation officer in the case, said: “We are still keen to hear from any members of the public who may have footage or information of this incident.

“We know this took place in a busy public place, so there may be vital details out there that can help with our investigation.”

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact us quoting incident number 1224 of Monday December 18.

You can submit a report at www.essex.police.uk/digital101 or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively you can call 101.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

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