Man left with broken nose and jaw after incident outside Sainsbury’s

Officers at Braintree police station heard a disturbance at Sainsbury's car park Picture: GOOGLE

Officers at Braintree police station heard a disturbance at Sainsbury's car park Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Google

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.

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