Woman pushed over and man chased during disturbance near Witham Asda

The incident happened in the car park of Asda in Witham. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident happened in the car park of Asda in Witham. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a disturbance in a Witham supermarket car park where a woman was assaulted.

Police were called at around 4.50pm on April 16 to reports that two people had shouted words of abuse to a woman outside Asda, in Highfields Road, before pushing her to the floor.

They then chased a man, aged in his 20s, around the car park before officers arrived at the scene.

A 17-year-old boy from Maldon was arrested on suspicion of affray, and an 18-year-old man from Witham was arrested on suspicion of assault.

The pair have been released on bail until May 13.


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Police are appealing for any shoppers who were in the area at the time to get in touch via 101 quoting crime reference 42/52496/18, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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