Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Three Teenagers Charged Over Maldon Assault
Three teenagers have been charged over an assault in Maldon which left a 17 year-old boy with serious injuries.
He was found with a fractured leg, stab wounds, and broken teeth on Hurrels Lane in Little Baddow at around 12.30am on Sunday, 27 March.
It is thought he had been assaulted on Station Road in Maldon at around 11.40pm the day before.
Essex Police said: "Tanner Bailey, 19, of The Chase, Boreham, along with two boys aged 15 and 16 from Boreham appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates Court today, Friday, April 1.
"All three are charged with offences of kidnapping, GBH, and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon. Bailey is additionally charged with possession of cannabis.
"Bailey was remanded in custody and the 15 and 16-year-old boys were bailed until their next appearance at Chelmsford Crown Court on Thursday, April 14.
"A 17-year-old boy from Hatfield Peverel was arrested on Saturday, April 2, and subsequently charged with kidnap, GBH and possession of an offensive weapon and will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court today, Monday, April 4.
"Detectives believe five people were responsible for the assault and are continuing to look for a suspect who is still outstanding.
"Anybody with any information is asked to contact officers at Chelmsford CID on Essex Police 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111".
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
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