A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with assaulting a railway worker and possessing drugs and a screwdriver.

Katy Lloyd, 31, of Chancel Close in Laindon is accused of assaulting Archie Mitchell at Brentwood Railway Station on October 1, 2013.

She is also accused of having cannabis and a screwdriver on her at Grays Police Station.

Lloyd admitted assault and possession of the drugs when she appeared at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on January 22.

She denied possession of the screwdriver.

Lloyd will be sentenced at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on March 7.

She was released on bail.