TWO men have been charged with attacking a man and breaking his jaw.

Reece Laverick, 21, of Eastern Avenue, Southend, and Tom Smith, 21, of Central Avenue, have each been charged with one count of GBH and one of ABH.

The incident happened in Warrior Square, Southend, in the early hours of March 10 and left one of the victims with a broken jaw.

The pair have been released on police bail to appear at Southend Magistrates Court on Friday, October 4.