POLICE have charged a man with grievous bodily harm following reports an officer was assaulted in Clacton.

Yesuah Ogidih, 19, of Mill Street, Bilston, West Midlands, has been remanded to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

It follows an incident at Clacton Leisure Centre, in Vista Road, on Saturday, August 18, at around 11.45am.

A man was arrested in Wolverhampton at around 5.20pm on Saturday.