Appeal after assault in Billericay

Police are appealing for information after a serious assault in Billericay.

It occurred sometime between 11:30pm on Saturday August 29 and 1am this morning, Sunday August 30.

A group of young men were approached on Radford Crescent by four men on push bikes, who were not known to them.

After words were exchanged, one of the young men was struck to the head and has suffered injuries which may be life-changing.

It was reported that the cyclists were all armed with knives. Two of them have been described as being white and the other two described as being black.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about the identity of the four men is asked to call Basildon CID on 101. Please quote the crime reference number 42/137390/20.

If you would prefer to remain anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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