A man has been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Great Wakering.
A man aged in his 50s was assaulted in High Street shortly after 10pm yesterday, Saturday November 27.
He was taken to hospital with head and spinal injuries and is in a life-threatening condition.
A 43-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.
He was also arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker after a police officer attending the incident was bitten.
Anyone who was in the area at the time and has any information but has yet to speak to police, is asked to contact them quoting reference 42/276183/21.
Contact can be made online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm. Alternatively, you can call 101.
Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or https://crimestoppers-uk.org