Man, 19, arrested in connection with street attack

Essex County Standard: Man, 19, arrested in connection with street attack Man, 19, arrested in connection with street attack

POLICE have arrested a man in connection with an attack outside a sandwich shop in Colchester.

The 21-year-old victim was attacked by a number of men and kicked while on the ground during the incident outside the Subway food outlet on Queen Street between 3am and 3.30am on December 21.

A police spokesman said: "The victim was taken to Colchester General Hospital and has received treatment for a series of facial fractures which will require further specialist treatment."

A 19-year-old man, from the Colchester area, was arrested on suspicion of assault on Christmas Eve.

He was later released on police bail until February 26.

Police say they are seeking at least six men in connection with the attack and are continuing to appeal for information about the incident and the suspects.

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