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Harwich: Two in custody after man suffers serious head injury

17:31 02 January 2013

Police are appealing for information after a taxi driver was attacked

Police are appealing for information after a taxi driver was attacked

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TWO men are being held in custody following the assault of a man on New Year’s Eve.

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An 20-year-old man was assaulted in Main Road, Harwich, near to the BP petrol station at about 11pm on December 31.

Police were informed of the assault by a passing ambulance whose crew discovered a man lying on the floor. He is currently in hospital with a serious head injury.

Two men, both aged 22 and from Harwich, are currently in custody having been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

Police are seeking a third man in connection with this incident.

Anyone with information or who was in the area at the time of the incident to contact Dc Emma Benyon or Ds Jules Cole at Clacton CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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