Police arrest man after assault

POLICE investigating the serious assault of a man found injured on a footpath have arrested a man.The victim was discovered lying on a footpath which runs between Ladbrook Drive and Jackson Walk in Colchester at about 1am on Saturday morning.

POLICE investigating the serious assault of a man found injured on a footpath have arrested a man.

The victim was discovered lying on a footpath which runs between Ladbrook Drive and Jackson Walk in Colchester at about 1am on Saturday morning.

The 49-year-old local man was transferred to Queens Hospital in Romford with serious head injuries where he was yesterday in a critical but stable condition.

Essex police said that a 35-year-old local man had been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.