Man charged with assault after alleged attack on United Synagogue’s burial chief
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Man charged with assault after alleged attack on United Synagogue’s burial chief

Simcha Hirsch, from Clapton, will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on 19 February

Simcha Hirsch, 33, will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on 19 February
Simcha Hirsch, 33, will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on 19 February

A man has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm in connection with an attack on United Synagogue’s burial chief Melvyn Hartog.

Essex Police confirmed Simcha Hirsch, 33, from Clapton, will appear before Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on 19 February.

The charge relates to a reported assault in Chigwell on 7 December in which a man in his seventies suffered several injuries.

Hartog was hospitalised for an overnight stay after being reportedly struck on the head with a branch and kicked several times.

 

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