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Thursday, December 26, 2013
Detectives have arrested a man in connection with an assault.
The incident took place on Saturday outside Subway in Queen Street, Colchester between 3am and 3.30am.
A 21-year-old man from north Essex was attacked by a number of men and reportedly kicked whilst on the ground.
A 19-year-old man from the Colchester area was arrested on Christmas Eve on suspicion of assault and was taken to Colchester Police Station for interview.
He was later released on bail pending further enquiries to report back on February 26 next year.
Police are seeking at least six men in connection with the attack and are continuing to appeal for information about the incident and the suspects.
The victim was taken to Colchester General Hospital and has received treatment for a series of facial fractures which will require further specialist treatment.
Anyone with information in connection with this assault is urged to contact detectives at Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.