Teenager in hospital with broken jaw after ‘serious’ town centre attack

Police were called to Vineyard Street, Colchester, in the early hours of this morning Picture: GOOGL

Police were called to Vineyard Street, Colchester, in the early hours of this morning Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

An 18-year-old has been rushed to hospital with a broken jaw after a serious attack in Colchester town centre.

Police were called to Vineyard Street in the early hours of this morning following reports a large group of men were involved in a fight.

The victim, an 18-year-old man, was taken to hospital with a broken jaw.

Officers are now looking to speak to those reported to be involved.

They are described by the victim as being white, and some spoke with Welsh accents.


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Witnesses to the attack and anyone who recognises the group from the description should contact Colchester CID.

People can also submit a report on the Essex Police website or call them on 101, quoting incident number 51 of July 5.

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Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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