Man charged with Westcliff attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempted murder by police investigating how an Essex man came to be seriously injured.

The victim, who is in his 40s, was found with head injuries at a house in Station Road, Westcliff, on the evening of 3 September.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and later underwent surgery.

A 31-year-old Westcliff man was arrested on Wednesday and questioned by detectives. He will appear before Southend magistrates later.

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