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Two men attacked by a gang during early-morning assault
6:00pm Thursday 28th June 2012 in Local News
TWO men were kicked and punched by a gang of men during a terrifying attack.
Detectives investigating the attack have examined CCTV which shows a man being badly kicked and punched by a group of men.
Another men tried to stop the violence but was attacked himself and left with serious injuries on the right side of his face and was rushed to Southend Hospital for treatment.
Police have established a large crowd of people were in the area at the time of the attack in Alexandra Street at about 4.10am on June 16 and could be potential witnesses.
Three men aged 22, 23 and 25 from East London were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and were later bailed until August 1.
Anyone with information is asked to call DC Bob Evans at Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.