Essex

Man kicked and punched in Colchester

A 42-year-old man was kicked, punched and stamped on in an attack in Colchester, Essex, police have said.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to the assault, which took place in Foresight Road between 1930 and 2000 GMT on New Year's Eve.

The man was delivering takeaway food to an address in Foresight Road when he was assaulted by two men.

He was taken to Colchester Hospital with facial injuries but later released.

The suspects were both in their 20s and wearing dark clothing, police said.

One is 5ft 7in (1.7m) to 6ft (1.83m) tall, slim build with short dark hair and the other man is medium build with short brown hair.

Det Con Brandon Savage said: "This was a particularly nasty assault and I would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or may have information."

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