Police appeal after reports of assault in Stanway

Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary Picture: Sarah Lucy Brown

Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary Picture: Sarah Lucy Brown - Credit: Archant

Essex Police are appealing for witnesses after reports that a man in his 40s had been assaulted by a group of approximately five teenagers on New Farm Road in Stanway.

The incident happened at about 10pm last night, Saturday, May 26.

Officers arrived at the scene and a man was taken to hospital with non-serious injuries.

Two 16-year-old boys from Colchester have been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm.

They remain in police custody.


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A police spokesperson said: “We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw any suspicious behaviour in the area around the time.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact DI Gary Biddle at Clacton CID on 101, quoting reference 42/73591/18.

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Information can also be passed completely anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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