Teenager in Billericay charged with attacking man

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with grievous bodily harm following an incident in an Essex town centre.

A 24-year-old man from Billericay suffered a fractured skull following a disturbance in High Street on Sunday evening, police said.

The man is in Basildon Hospital where his condition is described as stable.

The boy has been released on bail by Essex Police and is due to appear before Basildon Youth Court on 7 September.

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