Man bitten and another punched in fight outside Wetherspoon’s pub

Officers were called to a fight near The Playhouse in Colchester last night. Picture: GOOGLEMAPS

Officers were called to a fight near The Playhouse in Colchester last night. Picture: GOOGLEMAPS - Credit: Archant

A man was punched in the face and another was bitten when a fight broke out near The Playhouse in Colchester.

Officers rushed to the popular Wetherspoon’s pub in St John’s Street shortly after 9.30pm last night following reports of a fight.

A spokesman for Essex Police, said: “We were called at 9.35pm on Wednesday, July 8 with reports of a fight near The Playhouse in St John’s Street, Colchester.

“A 19-year-old man was punched in the face and a 21-year-old man was bitten. Their injuries were not believed to be serious.”

Witnesses are asked to call Colchester local policing team on 101 quoting reference 42/101040/20.