Essex

Brownstock Festival assault: James Bowser acquitted

Brownstock Festival
Image caption A Brownstock Festival-goer was assaulted and left with facial injuries in 2013

A man charged with a serious assault at a music festival in Essex in 2013 has been cleared of wounding with intent.

James Bowser, 25, of Crown Way, Southminster, was charged in 2014 after a man was assaulted at Brownstock Festival, near Stow Maries.

The 30-year-old victim, who was from the Chelmsford area, was left with facial injuries.

During a hearing at Chelmsford Crown Court, the prosecution offered no evidence and Mr Bowser was acquitted.

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