Man arrested after collision in Canvey

Police have arrested a man following reports an officer was assaulted after attending a collision in Canvey.

Officers received reports that a car had collided with a fence near to a boatyard in Canvey Road at around 6.30pm yesterday, Saturday June 27,

A 25-year-old man from Great Wakering was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, criminal damage and driving under the influence.

He was also arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and assaulting an emergency worker after a police officer reported being knocked to the floor.

The man is also being questioned on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence following follows reports he made comments to two doctors who were helping him.

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Mick Ferris

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