Police investigate garage assault

AN INNOCENT bystander was stabbed in the face after a brawl broke out at a petrol station.
 

Police are appealing for information following the attack at the Texaco garage on Mersea Road, Colchester.
 

It is thought during the fight a weapon may have been pulled out and stabbed in the face of a 31-year-old man from Tiptree.

Insp Jim White, town centre inspector for Colchester, said: “There was an incident involving two groups of people in the early hours of December 29 at the Texaco Service Station.


“There was an altercation between several people and a 31-year-old man from Tiptree was assaulted, causing injuries to his face.


“The assault appears to be motiveless and police are appealing for any information in relation to this incident.”


Anyone with information call detectives at Colchester police station on 101.

See the full story in Tuesday's Gazette.

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10:04pm Mon 14 Jan 13

the mighty wah says...

why do details of these incidents only get released a few weeks after the event?
why do details of these incidents only get released a few weeks after the event? the mighty wah

10:22am Tue 15 Jan 13

totallyfootball says...

Bit late now Jim, surely people would have come forward at the time more than they are likely to now?
Bit late now Jim, surely people would have come forward at the time more than they are likely to now? totallyfootball

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