A man has been arrested after a serious assault in Flitch Green on Saturday evening.

Essex police were called to reports of an assault at about 6.40pm on Saturday, May 11, which left the victim with injuries to his face.

The suspect had fled the scene, and officers began searching for him with support from police dogs and handlers.

An hour later, a 41-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He remains in custody while enquiries continue.

Anyone with dashcam footage from the area at the time of the incident is asked to get in touch with police.

Contact police quoting incident number 1118 of Saturday 11 May with any further information.

You can also 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 about website reporting services.

Alternatively you can call the non-emergency number 101.

In an emergency always call 999.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.