A teenager was left with ‘cuts to his ribs and eyes’ after he was assaulted outside a pub in Great Baddow, Essex.
Police and paramedics were spotted in the car park of The White Horse pub along High Street following reports that the victim had gone into the pub for help.
Officers say that a 17-year-old boy was attacked by a man and a woman in the nearby Meadgate Avenue at 9pm last night (August 11).
An Essex Police spokesperson said: “The pair engaged the victim in conversation before assaulting him and leaving him with a cuts to his ribs and eye and bruise to his neck.
“He didn’t need stitches.”
Regarding the incident, an East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson added: “We were called to Great Baddow shortly after 9pm last night after receiving reports a male had been injured in an assault.
“We sent an ambulance and rapid response vehicle.
“One patient was treated at the scene but did not need transporting to hospital.”
Essex Police are now asking for witnesses – or anyone with information about the incident – to come forward
If you have any information about the incident, please call 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/124157/20.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.