False imprisonment charge after incident in Essex

A 35-year-old man has been charged with possessing an imitation firearm and false imprisonment following an incident in Essex.

Police were called after a man went into a premises in Orsett on 7 July and allegedly threatened three people.

Essex Police officers negotiated with the man at the Ongar Hall Farm Estate, Brentwood Road, before he was arrested.

The 35-year-old was also charged with criminal damage and theft. He was remanded in custody by magistrates.

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