Man charged by police over incident at Colchester United football game

Southend United fans run onto the pitch towards Colchester United during the match between Southend

Southend United fans run onto the pitch towards Colchester United during the match between Southend United and Colchester United at Roots Hall, Southend. Picture by Focus Images Ltd 06/02/2016 - Credit: Focus Images Ltd

Police have arrested and charged a man with affray and pitch invasion following an assault.

It happened at Southend Football ground on Saturday, February 6, during the club’s 3-0 over Colchester United.

Mark Coshever, aged 39, and from Eaton Place, Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire, has been charged with affray and pitch invasion and will appear before magistrates in Southend on February 24.


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