Colchester: Teenager left with fractured jaw after assault

Officers are investigating an accosting in Ipswich

Officers are investigating an accosting in Ipswich - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Two men have been arrested after an incident in Colchester which left a teenager with a fractured jaw.

The suspects, aged 22 and 23 from Colchester, were arrested in connection with the assault in Queen Street which happened at around 3.25am on Friday.

The victim, a 17-year-old boy from Walton-on-the-Naze, was taken to Broomfield Hospital for surgery to his injuries.

The pair have been bailed until September 7 pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information should call Det Con Peter Gartland at Colchester CID on 101.

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