Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Harwich.

A police spokesman said: "We are investigating following an assault in Victoria Street, Dovercourt, which happened at around 12.30am on Sunday, September 10.

"The victim, a man in his 40s, was approached by a group of people who then assaulted him.

"He was treated by paramedics."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Essex Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.