Woman taken to hospital after being injured in pub garden

The incident happened in the garden area of The Swan Public House in Bank Street, Braintree. Picture

The incident happened in the garden area of The Swan Public House in Bank Street, Braintree. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A woman has been taken to hospital after being hit in the head with a glass bottle in a beer garden and one person has been arrested.

Essex Police were called the to garden area of the Swan Public House in Bank Street, Braintree, at 12.30am today.

A woman had suffered a cut to her forehead after being struck with a glass bottle and the man who attempted to help her also suffered a cut to his hand.

The woman was taken to hospital after the incident and had to receive stitches to her wound.

The victims described the suspect as being 5’8”, of a slim build and wearing a red tracksuit with a dark coloured baseball cap.


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A person has now been arrested in connection with the incident and they remain in custody on suspicion of two counts of assault.

Officers believe a number of people witnessed the incident and may have recorded it.

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Please call Braintree CID on 101 quoting 42/102206/20 or you can report information by visiting www.essex.police.uk.

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