Detectives are investigating after a man was found with life threatening injuries at an address on Royal Mews, Southend.
Police were called shortly after 9.30pm on Wednesday June 3 after a man appeared to have been assaulted.
The man, aged in his 50s, was taken to hospital and has since recovered.
Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area of Royal Mews around this time and saw or heard any suspicious activity or unusual behaviour.
Anyone with information are asked to contact them via the website; https://www.essex.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/
Alternatively, call 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, quoting reference 42/79428/20.