A man has been charged after a woman and two police officers were assaulted and a pet dog was killed in Grays.
Dean Popham, 30, of Wallace Road, Grays, who is unemployed, has been remanded in custody and will appear before Basildon Magistrates Court today (Monday, September 5).
The charges come after police were called to an address in Thames Road just after 12.35am yesterday (Sunday, September 4) following reports of a disturbance.
It was alleged a man had assaulted a woman and had kicked and stabbed a dog.
Officers attended and whilst detaining a man, two officers were assaulted.
The dog was found in a nearby car park and later died.
Popham has been charged with assault by beating, causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal, assaulting a police constable in the execution of his duty and assault occasioning ABH on a Special constable.