Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting GAZETTE NEWS to 80360, or email
Bouncer sustains eye injury in Colchester attack
1:28pm Tuesday 21st August 2012 in News
A MAN has been arrested after a bouncer was hit in the face and suffered a serious eye injury.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack at Missoula on Head Street, Colchester, just before midnight on Thursday.
Police and paramedics were called after the 37-year-old doorman from Ipswich was punched in the face.
He was taken by the military police to Colchester General Hospital with a serious eye injury and had to be transferred to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford for specialist treatment.
He is now recovering at home and is expected to regain full use of his eye.
A 31-year-old man from Clacton was arrested on Friday on suspicion of assault and released on police bail until next month while enquiries continue.
Anyone with information in connection with this assault is urged to contact detectives at Colchester police station on 101.