Police make arrest after man slashed in Clacton bar

Police charge two men for begging offences Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police charge two men for begging offences Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Essex Police have arrested a man in connection with an assault in Clacton on Sunday morning.

A 34-year-old man was slashed in the face with a belt at Bentley’s Bar in Marine Parade East.

The incident took place at 1am on Sunday, February 10.

The assault victim was left with a serious slash wound which will require surgery.

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A spokesman for Essex Police said: “A 23-year-old man from Clacton has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and is currently in custody for questioning.”


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