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Colchester: Two men arrested in connection with baseball bat attack

PUBLISHED: 11:53 01 June 2014 | UPDATED: 12:49 01 June 2014

Two men have been arrested after a man was left with a broken arm and head injuries after allegedly being attacked with a baseball bat.

The attack is alleged to have taken place near a property in Tony Webb Close, Highwoods, Colchester, in the early hours of Saturday.

A 28-year-old man received a broken arm and head injuries, and was taken to Colchester Hospital after the incident at around 2.45am. Police believe a baseball bat was used.

Two men - aged 21 and 22, both from the Colchester area - have been arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent and remain in police custody.

Any witnesses to the incident who have not contacted police are urged to speak with detectives at Colchester CID on 101.

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