Sunday, June 23, 2024

Horndon: Man seriously injured after assault in pub

ESSEX Police are investigating an assault in Horndon-on-the-Hill which left a man with a potentially life-changing injury.

It was reported the victim, a man in his 40s, was attacked by another man who threw a chair at him at the Swann Inn in High Road at around 8.15pm yesterday (Saturday 17 June).

The victim was then punched.

He was taken to hospital and had sustained a broken leg.

It’s believed the attacker may have driven a Citreon Berlingo van.

This incident took place in a busy pub and police believe people will have seen what happened.

A police spokesperson said: “If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

Please quote the crime reference number 42/108200/23.

You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Visit to find out more about our website reporting services.

Alternatively you can call us on 101.

In an emergency always call 999.

“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”.


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