Man knocked out in altercation outside Basildon pub

Police are investigating a serious assault on a man in Basildon last night, Tuesday February 11, and are appealing for witnesses.

Officers were called at 11.30pm to reports that a man was seriously injured outside a pub on Whitmore Way.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was involved in an altercation with a group of men.

One of the men then punched him and he fell unconscious to the floor, hitting his head.

The man was taken to hospital and remains in a serious but stable condition.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information, is asked to contact Basildon CID on 101, quoting reference 42/23467/20.
Information can also be given anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting

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Mick Ferris

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