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Colchester: Police seek witnesses after man suffers fractured eye socket in assault

11:22 28 August 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault

A 21-year-old man from Braintree fractured an eye socket when he was assaulted in Colchester.

It was Saturday night into the early hours of Sunday morning when at about 1.00am three men their early 20s were assaulted as they walked along Head Street towards Crouch Street and passed two groups of people involved in an argument .

One of the victims sustained a fractured eye socket.

Detectives have arrested an 18-year-old man from Colchester on suspicion of inflicting GBH without intent and being drunk and disorderly. He is currently on police bail pending further enquires until October 12.

Detectives say this was a nasty unprovoked assault and urge anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident to contact them. Call Dc Duncan Collyer or Ds Dan Jefferies at Colchester CID on 101 or give information anonymously via Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

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