Arrest made after man found with serious injuries in Leigh-on-Sea

Police are on the scene of a serious assault in Leigh-on-Sea.

Officers were called to Broadway shortly after 6pm. They found a man injured and he has been taken to hospital where he is in a life-threatening condition.

A 31 year-old man from Southend was arrested a short time after on suspicion of GBH with intent and is currently in custody.

The area has been cordoned off and you are likely to see a large police presence in the area while enquiries continue.

Anyone who saw what happened or has dashcam, CCTV or mobile phone footage to get in touch.

If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Please quote incident 1132 of 31 October.

You can also call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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