A man has been charged with weapons and drugs offences after being reported on top of a shop in Brentwood.

Essex Police were called at around 9.45am on Friday (May 10) to reports of a man on the roof of a shop in High Street.

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Josh Briscoe, 21, of no fixed abode, was arrested by officers and taken into custody.

He was charged with possession of a bladed article, and a Class A and Class B drug.

Essex Police said he has since been released on bail and will appear at Basildon Magistrates Court on June 27.