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Colchester: Man bites another customer’s face in Southern Fried Chicken shop assault

PUBLISHED: 12:07 19 February 2014 | UPDATED: 12:28 19 February 2014

Police are appealing for information after a man was bitten in the face in Colchester

Police are appealing for information after a man was bitten in the face in Colchester

A man has been bitten in the face during an assault in Colchester.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 20s was assaulted at Southern Fried Chicken in St Botolphs Street at around 3am on February 13.

He was bitten on the left side of his face near his jawline by another man, sustaining an open wound which required hospital treatment.

A 30-year-old man from Darlington was arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent and released on police bail pending further enquiries until February 25.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Andrea Ford at Colchester CID on 101.

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