Man assaulted with baseball bat in Basildon road rage attack

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Basildon.

Officers were called to near Laindon Link shortly before 4pm on Thursday December 28 following reports of a man being assaulted.

The victim had been involved in a disagreement on the road on Laindon Link.

The occupants of the other car involved got out on Elizabeth Way and assaulted the victim with a baseball bat.

The victim managed to run from the scene and get help. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries which are not believed to be life-changing.

Investigating officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything or may have any dashcam or CCTV footage from the area to get in contact quoting reference number 653 of December 28.

You can let them know by submitting a report online or by using the Live Chat service.

Alternatively you can call 101.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.