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Man suffered serious injuries after being attacked from behind

PUBLISHED: 16:32 15 September 2018 | UPDATED: 16:32 15 September 2018

The attack happened near to the junction of Short Wyre Street and Queen Street Picture: ESSEX POLICE

The attack happened near to the junction of Short Wyre Street and Queen Street Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Essex Police

A man in his 20s suffered serious injuries after being struck from behind in an assault early this morning in north Essex.

Essex Police are appealing for information following the attack, which happened at around 3.15am in Colchester.

The victim, a man aged in his 20s, was struck from behind and suffered serious injuries.

“He remains in hospital in stable condition,” a spokesman for Essex Police said.

“We believe the incident took place close to the junction of Queen Street and Short Wyre Street at around 3.15am.”

Anyone who witnessed the assault or has any dash cam or CCTV footage available to view is asked to call Colchester CID on 101 quoting incident number 181 of 15/09.

Alternatively, people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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