Man left with suspected fractured eye socket after attack in Yates

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The Yates's bar in Head Street, Colchester
Andrew Partridge
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<<< NEWS >>>> The Yates's bar in Head Street, Colchester Andrew Partridge Thursday 12/02/09 EADT 13.2.09

A man has been left with a suspected fractured eye socket after being knocked unconscious during an assault in Yates.

The incident happened at around 1.30am in the Colchester bar after the victim, a 33-year-old male, confronted a man over an allegation that he had grabbed a woman inappropriately.

He was knocked unconscious was taken to hospital with a suspected fractured eye socket.

While the suspect was being ejected from the building, Essex Police received reports that he had been assaulted.

Officers arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of assault and sexual assault and a 24-year-old man on suspicion of assault.


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They both remain in custody for questioning.

Essex police are now appealing for anyone who witnessed, has information or has mobile footage of these assaults.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Colchester CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/13780/20 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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