Man suffers broken leg during unprovoked attack in Southend

Police are investigating after a man suffered a broken leg during an unprovoked attack in Southend.

The victim, a man aged in his 20s, had gone to Tesco, near to the Kursaal, in Southchurch Avenue, at about 11pm on Friday April 23.

As he left the store, he was kicked by a man. During the assault, he sustained a broken leg.

The attacker was wearing a grey hooded top, with his hood up, and is about 6ft tall and of stocky build.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information on the assault to come forward.

Anyone with information should submit a report online at: or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

You can also call 101 and cite incident 42/75781/21.

Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or


Mick Ferris

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