Two arrested after three men suffer serious injuries in alleged assault

The alleged assault happened in Tabor Avenue in Braintree Picture: GOOGLE

The alleged assault happened in Tabor Avenue in Braintree Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Google

Three men suffered serious injuries including a fractured skull after a disturbance in north Essex.

Essex Police received reports two suspects were involved in an argument with three men in Tabor Avenue, Braintree, at around 10.40pm on Wednesday.

One of the victims, a 22-year-old Braintree man, was knocked to the floor during the alleged assault and was taken to hospital with a fractured skull, where he remains in a stable condition.

Another victim suffered a fractured jaw and the third suffered a fractured cheek. They were both taken to hospital but have since been discharged

Officers arrested a 19-year-old man from Braintree on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm and a 20-year-old man from Braintree on suspicion of grievous bodily harm the following day.


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They have since been released on bail until Thursday, August 9.

Anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage is asked to call Dc Red Leeson at Braintree CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/98942/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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