Essex Police are appealing for information following an assault in Colchester in the early hours of Saturday morning, September 15.
The victim, a man aged in his 20s, was struck from behind and suffered serious injuries. He remains in hospital in stable condition.
Police believe the incident took place close to the junction of Queen Street and Short Wyre Street at around 3.15am.
Anyone who witnessed the assault or has any dash cam or CCTV footage available to view is asked to call Colchester CID on 101 quoting incident number 181 of 15/09.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.