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A man has been charged in connection with an incident where three people were racially abused in Southend.
It was reported three Chinese tourists, on a day trip to Southend, were racially abused in the High Street at around 5.20pm on the High Street.
A 30 year-old man was arrested a short time later.
Danny Williams, of Sandleigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea, has been charged with three counts of racially aggravated public order offences and one count of possession of a bladed article.
He’s due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court today (Saturday 15 April).