THREE teenagers arrested on suspicion of attacking a man in Braintree have been bailed.

The 21-year-old was kicked, punched and hit with a belt in Ryane Road.

It is thought up to eight men were involved in the attack on December 21 at 2am.

Two 15-year-olds and a 17-yearold were questioned on suspicion of assault after the Braintree man was set upon in the road near Barclays bank.

They have been bailed until February 9.