Police appeal for witnesses after man is punched in face

Colchester Road, Lawford Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Colchester Road, Lawford Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was punched in the face yesterday in an Essex village.

The incident happened around 5.15pm in Colchester Road, Lawford, when the occupants of a car drove past a man, aged in his 20s, and began shouting and sounding their horn.

Shortly afterwards the vehicle turned around and a man got out of the car and punched the victim in the face.

The suspect has been described as being white and of a large build with ginger hair and a beard. He was wearing a white rugby shirt.

The vehicle has been described as being a small dark hatchback, possibly a Ford Fiesta or Renault Clio.

Anyone with information is asked to call PC Robert Mcafee at Clacton police station on 101, quoting crime reference 42/89652/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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