Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Southend Road, Grays at around 12am this morning.
An altercation between a group of men resulted in a man sustaining life-threatening injuries.
A 26-year-old man from Grays has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around this time and saw any suspicious or unusual behaviour.
They also keen to hear from anyone who has doorbell, CCTV, or dash cam footage which captured what happened.
If you have any information, please go to the Essex Police website home page and select the ‘Live Chat’ button at the bottom right of the page. Between 7am-11pm, you will be able to provide information by speaking to an online operator to ensure your report is dealt with as quickly as possible.
Alternatively, you can submit an online report or call 101.
Information can also be given anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers.
Please reference incident 49 of 30 November when providing any information to ensure it gets to the investigating officer as quickly as possible.