Two arrested after man stabbed with glass following New Year’s Eve nightclub fight

Police are investigating a serious assault at Colchester's Atik nightclub Picture: GOOGLE

Police are investigating a serious assault at Colchester's Atik nightclub Picture: GOOGLE - Credit: Google

Police have made two arrests after a man was stabbed following an altercation at a nightclub in Colchester on New Year’s Eve.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at a High Street bar on Tuesday night.

Essex Police said: "Shortly after 11pm, it was reported that a man had been stabbed with what was thought to be glass following an altercation at Atik nightclub, involving a number of people.

"The victim, aged in his 20s, was taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be life-changing."

A 20-year-old man, from Ipswich, and a 20-year-old man, from Witham, were both arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm.


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Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Colchester CID on 101, quoting crime reference 42/147/20.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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