Three men have now been arrested as part our investigation into an assault in the early hours of Sunday 24 July in Colchester.
A man was taken to hospital with a serious head injury after an incident in Culver Street West, shortly before 2am.
Thankfully, his condition has improved and he is now stable.
In total, three people have been arrested as part of the investigation.
Two men, aged 20 and 23 and from Norwich, were arrested on Monday 25 July on suspicion of assault.
They have been questioned and released under investigation.
An 18-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of GBH in the early hours of Sunday will face no further action at this stage.
We continue to appeal to anyone who has information on the incident but is yet to speak to us to please come forward and do so.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has dashcam or mobile phone footage of it, should submit a report online at www.essex.police.uk or by use our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.
Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.
You can call us on 101.
Please quote incident 146 of July 24 in any correspondence.
If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.
Sunday 24 July
We are on the scene of a serious assault in Colchester which was reported to us shortly before 2am this morning, Sunday 24 July.
We were called to Culver Street West, at the junction with Head Street, to reports of a man having been assaulted.
He has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and is in custody. A cordon is in place at the junction while we continue to investigate the incident.
We have already spoken with a number of witnesses to get their accounts, but we need anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam or mobile phone footage of it to get in touch as soon as possible.