A man has been arrested following an armed brawl inside a Wickford kebab shop.

A man sustained injuries after he was struck with a knife inside the Marmaris Kebab shop in The Broadway at around 7.45pm on Saturday October 6.

Officers also received reports that the suspect kicked a man and woman inside the restaurant.

Officers attended and later stopped a vehicle in Travers Way, Pitsea, at around 12.30am on Sunday October 7.

A 53-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon, actual bodily harm and common assault.

He has since been released under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Basildon police station on 101 quoting crime reference 42/145524/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.