Witham: Man to appear in court after another is seriously injured following pub altercation

Man charged following assault

Man charged following assault - Credit: Archant

A man has been charged following an assault which has left the victim in a critical condition in hospital.

David Finch, 45, of Alicia Close, Cawston, near Rugby, will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

He has been charged with grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent after a 58-year-old man from Witham suffered serious injuries following an altercation which started in the Red Lion pub in Newland Street.

The injured man remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.