A man will appear in court today charged with criminal damage and being drunk in a public place.

Liam Benzaken, 28, is accused of damaging glasses and other pub property at the Queen Victoria pub in Theydon Bois, Essex.

Mr Benzaken of Aubrey Road, Walthamstow, faces two charges over the alleged incident on April 6.

Danny Cole of Theydon Bois in Epping faces further charges of abuse, threatening behaviour and racially aggravated harassment.

The 36-year-old from Hill Road in Theydon Bois will appear before Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court today along with Mr Benzaken.