Appeal after teenager seriously injured near primary school in Great Baddow

Police are appealing for a member of the public to come forward and for any dashcam footage or witnesses to a serious assault in Great Baddow.

Officers were called to report of a 14-year-old who was assaulted by five suspects outside a primary school in Dorset Avenue, close to a zebra crossing, on March 24.

Shortly after, a man helped the boy, and police would like to speak to this important witness.

They would also like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the reported assault itself, or has any dashcam footage from the area at the time of the incident to come forward.

You can submit a report on the police website: or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Please quote incident number 693 of Sunday March 24.

Alternatively you can call 101.

To make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.