Two arrested after disturbance in Southend

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Two men have been arrested after a disturbance in Southend.

Police were called to the scene, in a car park off Lucy Road, at about 4.25am this morning, Sunday August 14.

It was reported that a group of people had been fighting in the car park and that two men had been injured.

Officers found both men had sustained head injuries and they were taken to hospital for treatment.

Two men, both aged in their 20s, have been arrested on suspicion of GBH. They remain in custody for questioning.

Detective Sergeant Matt Longden, who is leading the investigation, said: “Thankfully neither victim has sustained injuries which are thought to be life-threatening or life-changing and we have acted quickly to make two arrests in connection to this incident.

“I would like to thank those who have already come forward to give their account of what happened in the early hours of this morning but we are appealing to anyone who is yet to speak to us to come forward and do so.”

Anyone with information about the incident, or dash cam footage of it or the moments leading up to it and after it, can submit a report on the website at www.essex.police.uk

Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.

Alternatively, you can call 101.

Please quote incident 318 of August 14 in any correspondence.

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