ESSEX Police are releasing CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with an assault in Purfleet.
The victim, a man in his 20s, had been at the Circus Tavern in Arterial Road at around 4.10am on Saturday, July 29 when he was approached by another man.
He was then punched to the head, causing him to fall to the ground unconscious.
He was taken to hospital for treatment for a serious head injury.
Anyone who recognises the men pictured or has any other information about the incident is asked to contact Dc Nicola Hadfield at Grays CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.