A MAN suffered a broken jaw after being punched in the face at a football club in Dovercourt.

Police received reports a man was punched in the face at Harwich and Parkeston Football Club, at about 1am on June 23.

The attack followed a disturbance at the clubhouse after a man became aggressive to staff when he was asked to leave the building.

The man became threatening, with three people in total being assaulted.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "A19-year-old man from Harwich was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent, actual bodily harm and common assault.

"He has been released on bail until Wednesday, July 31."

Anyone with information is asked to call Clacton CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/102511/19 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.