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Two men are assaulted in Clacton attack

PUBLISHED: 14:19 27 December 2018 | UPDATED: 14:19 27 December 2018

Police are appealing for information after a man suffered a fractured skull in Clacton Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police are appealing for information after a man suffered a fractured skull in Clacton Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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An attacker has struck one man with a hammer and punched another in the face in Clacton.

He forced his way into an address in Old Road at about 3pm on Sunday, December 23, and struck the two men in what is believed to have been a targeted attack.

He punched a 39-year-old man in the face and hit a 34-year-old man with a hammer, but they are not seriously injured.

The suspect was described as white and wore black jeans and a black top. He is believed to have got into a black vehicle near the Shell petrol station in Old Road.

Witnesses and anyone with information are asked to call Clacton CID on 101 quoting crime reference number 42/188145/18.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

You can also report online at www.essex.police.uk/do-it-online

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