POLICE are appealing for information following an assault in Magdalen Street.
A 37-year-old man was hopsitalised with facial injuries after being attacked by two men at about 3am on Friday.
The suspects are white and both in their late teens or early twenties.
They have short cropped hair and were wearing tracksuits.
Following the assault they left in the direction of Military Road.
PC Ben Hall said: "I am appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time who witnessed this or has any information to contact me.”
Call PC Hall at Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.