A MAN was found with life-threatening injuries after being attacked in Southend.

The victim was found at an address in Royal Mews, Southend at 9.30pm on Wednesday.

Police were called by the East of England Ambulance Service after it appeared the man had been attacked.

The man, aged in his 50s, was taken to hospital and treated initially for life-threatening injuries, but thankfully has since recovered.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who was in the area of Royal Mews around this time and saw or heard any suspicious activity or unusual behaviour.

Anyone with information are asked to contact police via their website at www.essex.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report or call 101 quoting reference 42/79428/20.