Southend man remanded in custody after alleged assault in Rochford

A man has been charged in connection with an attack on a man in Rochford.

The 59-year-old victim was found injured in The Boulevard on Sunday April 12. He is now recovering at home.

Ryan Brownlie, 29, of Woodgrange Drive, Southend, was charged with causing grievous bodily harm, possession of a bladed article in a public place, and attempted robbery.

He denied the charges when he appeared via video link at Chelmsford Crown Court today, Tuesday May 26.

He was remanded in custody until the next hearing, which will be held sometime from July 20.

Brownlie had previously appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on April 25.

Four other people from Rochford were arrested in connection with the incident in The Boulevard and have been rebailed until July 3.

They are a 44-year-old man and 37-year-old woman who were arrested on suspicion of robbery and two boys aged 13 and 15 who were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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Mick Ferris

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