A TEENAGER suffered a fractured eye socket are being attacked in Colchester town centre.

The 19-year-old had been out with a friend to Missoula and together they were making their way along Colchester High Street in the early hours of the morning when they were attacked by two men.

The teenager was punched in the face and knocked to the floor before being kicked in the back.

He needed hospital treatment on his fractured eye socket.

Detectives in Colchester have appealed for any witnesses to the attack to come forward.

It happened at 2am last Monday between the Oasis and Spar shops in Colchester High Street.Anybody with information is asked to contact Dc Sarah Corrigan at Colchester CID on Essex Police 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.