Three men have been charged with a racially aggravated assault in Woolwich.

The alleged assault took place in Plumstead Road in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Martin Gerrard Lawrence, 27, of Winsor Terrace, east London was charged on June 18 with and one count of racially aggravated wounding a 20-year-old man, one count of attempted grievous bodily harm, two counts of racially aggravated intentional harassment, alarm or distress, two counts of criminal damage and two counts of Assault on police, all committed on June 17.

Stephen Francis Lawrence, 24, also of Winsor Terrace, and Michael Gerrard Corcorane, 21, of Dublin, Ireland  were charged on June 18 with racially aggravated wounding against a 20-year-old man in Plumstead Road.

All three will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Monday June 19.

Detectives from Greenwich Borough continue to investigate and any witnesses, or anyone with any information, can contact DC Nigel Whiteley at Greenwich Borough's Community Safety Unit on 020 8284 9444.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit