Braintree man charged with eight offences

A MAN has been charged with eight offences after being arrested in connection with a burglary and road collision in Braintree.

Police were called to a break-in at a plumber’s merchants at Broomhills Industrial Estate, around 9.45pm on Wednesday September 7.

A car made off from the scene and was later involved in a collision with another vehicle on the A120. Two men were arrested.

Mark Mower, 21, of Willows Green, Chelmsford, has been charged with four counts of burglary at commercial premises: two at Braintree and two at Witham, all on September 7.

He is also charged with dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, driving without insurance and breaching an anti-social behaviour order.

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court today, Friday, September 9.

A 22-year-old man from Boreham remains in police custody.