A MAN has been arrested after a disturbance where a woman was assaulted and people were spat at near Basildon's Homebase.

Essex Police were called to the store, in London Road, Vange, at around 9.55am on Sunday.

Officers were responding to information a woman was assaulted by a man in the car park.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We also received reports the man spat at people and assaulted another man while being restrained by members of the public.

"We attended and we arrested a 22-year-old man from Basildon on suspicion of assault and he remains in custody."