Man left with broken nose and jaw after incident outside Sainsbury’s
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of attacking another man in the car park of a supermarket.
A 33-year-old man was left with a broken nose, jaw and cheekbones following an alleged assault outside a Sainsbury’s on Saturday.
Officers at the nearby police station heard a disturbance in Tofts Walk, Braintree, at 10.25pm.
They chased a suspect, who was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, possession of an offensive weapon and possession with intent to supply drugs.
A 30-year-old man, of no fixed address, remains in custody.
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The victim, from Braintree, suffered multiple injuries.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances behind the incident. Witnesses are asked to call Braintree CID on 101, quoting reference 42/169429/20.
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You can also report online at essex.police.uk or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.