Appeal after man attacked in Wivenhoe Park

Essex Police are appealing for information following an incident in Colchester where a man was stabbed.

A 20-year-old man was attacked shortly after 12:15am on Wednesday 3rd October in a area of the University of Essex, in Wivenhoe Park.

Police have confirmed the victim suffered a three-inch wound to his face requiring medical attention and stitches.

In a statement, police have said: “The area would have been very busy with students at the time and we need anyone who has any information to come forward.

“If you saw or heard anything please contact us.”

If anyone has any information, please contact 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/143141/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.