Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 10°C

ESTD 1874 Search

WIN A NEW HYUNDAI i10 - See the EADT on June 8 for full details

Colchester: Man, 25, suffers broken jaw after attack in Silk Road Lounge & Cocktail Bar in St Botolphs Street

15:29 04 January 2013

Man suffers broken jaw in Colchester attack

Man suffers broken jaw in Colchester attack

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2011

A REVELLER suffered three fractures of his jaw after being attacked when he was out celebrating the New Year in Colchester.

shares

The 25-year-old was assaulted in a fire escape at the rear of Silk Road Lounge & Cocktail Bar in St Botolphs Street.

The attack happened in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

The victim, from Colchester, spent two days in hospital and still needs treatment for three fractures to his jaw.

Investigating officer DC Eva Woods said: “The victim was at the bar with friends for New Year’s Eve when he was assaulted at the rear of the premises near the fire escape.

“A person believed to have been involved in the assault is thought to have been among a group of people who were ejected from the bar by the door staff.

“One of those ejected was a white man, in his mid 20s, with short dark brown hair and tattoos on both arms. He was wearing white T-shirt. We would like to talk to him in connection with this investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact DC Woods at Colchester CID on 101.

shares

0 comments

Bianca Carpenter who is running the Ipswich half marathon after having to pull out last year because she had cancer.

A young woman who is overcoming breast cancer will be pulling on her running shoes later this year to raise money for charity.

Police searching near the scene where Nahid Almanea's body was found on Salary Brook Trail in Colchester.

A 16-year-old boy accused of killing two people, allegedly stabbing one more than 100 times, was remanded in custody when he appeared in court today.

Colourful houses on Aldeburgh seafront, Suffolk - but who can afford to live here?

Affordable housing is in such short supply in some parts of east Suffolk it is as if communities have been “ethnically cleansed” of less-well-off residents, a community leader claims.

A road in west Suffolk has been closed following an accident involving a car and a motorcycle.

An elderly man has been robbed in his own home after a gang of men broke in and attacked him.

The new incinerator at Great Blakenham.

Suffolk’s deal to take 40,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from Norfolk County Council has been extended for another four years – until 2020.

Firefighters are using specialist cutting gear to free a woman trapped after a two-car crash in Clacton today.

Saxmundham Police Station is set to become a community hub.

A project to turn a town’s police station into a community hub has taken a huge step forward with the agreement of a deal to buy the building.

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court

A teenager who broke another young man’s nose during an early morning altercation near an Ipswich nightspot has been given a community order.

Singer Ed Sheeran, left, unveils his wax figure at Madame Tussauds in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran has come face to face with a waxwork impression of himself.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages