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Man charged with GBH with intent after Colchester street attack
9:16am Tuesday 24th September 2013 in News
A MAN was kicked unconscious in the street during a brutal attack in Colchester town centre.
Police and paramedics were called by late night revellers after a 24-year-old was attacked at about 2am yesterday on the corner of St John's Street and Head Street.
A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “We had three calls to a fight where a man was kicked in the head.
“When we arrived he was unconscious and unresponsive.”
The victim was rushed to Colchester General Hospital with a fractured skull.
Two men were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.
A 19-year-old was released without charge.
20-year-old Jordan Gibbins, of Mersea Road, was charged with GBH with intent and is due to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court today.