A MAN has been charged with several offences following an assault inside a car.

A 26-year-old man is reported to have been assaulted inside a silver Ford Fiesta as it drove from Gorse Lane industrial estate in Clacton to Sneating Hall Lane in Thorpe-le-Soken.

It happened between 4pm and 4.40pm on Tuesday.

Following the incident, Danny Granville, 31, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempting to cause grievous bodily harm, dangerous driving, failing to stop after an accident and failing to report an accident.

He appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, May 17 and is next due to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on June 14.

Witnesses should contact DC Keith Hewitt at Clacton CID on 101 quoting reference 42/67426/18.