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Braintree/Halstead: Man charged with firearms offence
8:12am Friday 27th July 2012 in News
A man has been charged with four offences after a firearms incident in Halstead.
Police were contacted shortly after 8am on Wednesday, July 25 following reports that a man had received a face injury when an air weapon was fired at him at White Horse Avenue.
A man was later arrested in Braintree and a weapon was recovered.
Henry Gaskin, 29, of Long Green, Cressing, has been charged with possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, assault causing actual bodily harm, dangerous driving and possessing cannabis.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Colchester Magistrates’ Court this morning, Friday July 27.