POLICE are looking to speak to this group of potential witnesses after a teenager was attacked in Rayleigh town centre.

Detectives say the teen, who is male, suffered an injury to his neck during the assault in High Street. 

The incident happened around 1am on August 27 and police believe the group of people pictured may have witnessed what happened. 

A force spokesman said: "We would like to speak to them as witnesses as we think they may have seen, or have information about, an incident where a man was assaulted in Rayleigh.

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"If you recognise them or have any information about the incident, or who have footage of it which has not yet been passed to us, please contact us as soon as possible.

"Please quote 0076 of August 27."

You can submit a report on Essex Police's website or by using the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more,

Alternatively, you can call police on 101, or report information anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.