A DRUNK man was taken to hospital as his hand would not stop bleeding.

Residents noticed police and the ambulance service in Titania Close, Greenstead, at about 6pm on Tuesday.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "We received a call to reports of an intoxicated man with a cut hand that would not stop bleeding.

"The East of England Ambulance Service Trust dispatched an ambulance to the scene where they treated the man for his injury.

"He was taken to Colchester General Hospital for further care."

Police were also called to the 'disturbance', then the man, in his 20s, was treated.