Man charged with weapons and drugs offences in Brentwood

A 21-year-old man has been charged with weapons and drugs offences after he was arrested in Brentwood town centre.

Officers were called at about 9:45am on Friday May 10 to reports of a man on the roof of a shop in High Street.

Officers quickly arrested him and took him into custody.

Now, 21-year-old Josh Briscoe, of no fixed abode, has been charged with possession of a bladed article, a Class A drug and a Class B drug,

He has been released on bail and will next appear at Basildon Magistrates Court on June 27.