Second arrest after man seriously injured in Basildon

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Basildon have made a further arrest and continue to appeal for anyone with information to come forward.

A 33-year-old man, from Basildon, is being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder after he was arrested on Thursday May 9.

This follows a call to a location outside Vange Riverview Centre in Basildon shortly before 6pm, on Saturday May 4, following reports of a man having been seriously assaulted.

The victim was taken to hospital with a head injury, where he remains in a critical condition.

A 42-year-old man from Basildon was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

A dedicated portal has been set up to quickly get through to the investigative team with information: