Officers in Ellesmere Port charge local man following a serious assault Date published: 4th September 2017 11.09am

Police in Ellesmere Port have charged a man following a serious assault.

At around 1.15am on Sunday, 3 September a 37-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman were walking along a pavement on Rochester Drive near to Maiden Gardens when a car drove into them.

Anthony Standeven, aged 28, from Warkworth Court, Ellesmere Port has been charged with driving a motor vehicle dangerously, two counts of attempted wounding and driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at West Cheshire Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, 4 September).

Both victims suffered minor injuries.

Detective Sergeant Damian Tierney, of Ellesmere Port CID, said: “I want to reassure the local community that this was an isolated incident and officers acted swiftly to locate the driver of the vehicle.”