Student attacked with pen knife

POLICE are today appealing for witnesses following an attack on an 18-year-old student.

POLICE are today appealing for witnesses following an attack on an 18-year-old student.

At around 2.15am on June 7, the student was struck on the back of his head while he was walking along Mersea Road, Colchester. He ran into Bourne Woods and was followed by three men. They then began to have a fight and the victim was injured on his upper right arm, possibly with a pen knife.

The three men are all over 5ft 10ins. Two of them had slim builds and one was stocky. It is believed they suffered minor injuries as a result of the fight.

If you have information that can help, call Essex Police on 0300 3334444, and ask for extension number 487655.