OFFICERS from Braintree's Local Policing Team had a busy month, making number of significant arrests across the district.

The team consists of emergency responders working closely with other policing teams within your district.

These include Braintree’s Community Policing Team, who carry out proactive patrols, and other departments such as Braintree CID and Braintree’s Domestic Abuse Investigations Team.

On May 23, the LPT team arrested a man in a taxi following reports of a domestic related burglary involving a vulnerable victim.

Kai Bucknor, 26, of Stirrup Close, Chelmsford, will appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on June 22 charged with assault causing actual bodily, criminal damage and burglary.

On May 17 a 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was with charged assault by beating, threats to commit criminal damage and two counts of criminal damage.

He will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on June 19.

Another man, Andrew Johnson, 58, of Hay Lane, Braintree, will appear at court this month charged with using threatening behaviour to cause harassment, failing to comply with a community protection notice and obstructing a constable in the execution of their duty.

Officers also responded to a concern for welfare call in Notley Country Park, helping a woman before an ambulance arrived to take her to hospital.

Inspector Alison Smith, one of a number of leaders within Braintree LPT, said: “We have a team of dedicated, enthusiastic and highly skilled officers who are ready to respond to emergencies in your district.

“We’re the team that helps you, keeps you safe and catches the baddies during those live 999 calls – be it a domestic incident, an ongoing burglary or a concern for welfare report.

“Whilst we may not be as visible as our colleagues in CPT, we’re here for you – waiting for that call to come into us.”