A man has been arrested following an assault in a nightclub which left a man with facial injuries.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was assaulted in Roberts in Vineyard Street at around 2.35am this morning (August 8).

A 31-year-old man from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm a short time later.

He remains in custody for questioning.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

The staff at Roberts are assisting police with their enquiries.

You can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm, quoting crime reference number 42/161590/21.

You can also call us on 101 or, if you’d prefer to remain anonymous, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.