Police are appealing for information about an altercation between two men in Southend that left one with a serious head injury.
Officers received reports at around 1pm on Sunday July 12 about a disturbance in Woodgrange Drive.
During the altercation, one of the men, a 32-year-old man, suffered a head injury which required surgery.
A 36-year-old man from Southend was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and he has been released on bail until Friday August 7.
Anyone with information is asked to call Southend CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/103187/20.
You can also report information online by visiting www.essex.police.uk or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.