A 36-year-old man from Hockley has been charged with GBH following an incident in Hockley on Saturday morning.

Glen Cooper, a warehouseman from Broad Walk, will appear before Southend Magistrates Court this morning.

A 41-year-old man is still in a critical condition a London hospital following the incident.

Ambulance and police crews were called to Broad Walk, Hockley, just before 7am on Saturday morning and found the man unconscious with life-threatening, head injuries.

He was rushed to Southend Hospital just before 8am then transferred to Queen’s Hospital in Romford.

An ambulance spokesperson said: “The man was in a life-threatening condition when he got to hospital.”