Assault at Clacton leisure centre leaves police officer with fractured eye socket and nose
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Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault on a police officer in Clacton.
The assault, on Saturday August 18, left the officer with a fractured eye socket and a fractured nose.
Police were called to Clacton Leisure Centre, in Vista Road, at around 11.45pm on Saturday to reports of a man acting suspiciously.
While making enquiries close to the football pitches, an officer stopped a man and was assaulted.
Following the assault, the man fled the scene.
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If you recognise the man pictured or have any other information about the incident please call Essex Police on 101 quoting crime reference number 42/119502/18.
Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org
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