Essex

Essex attack victim in intensive care

A man is in intensive care with life-threatening head injuries after being attacked in Essex.

The 47-year-old was found in an alleyway behind Rosemary Close, South Ockendon, on Wednesday night. He is in an induced coma at Basildon Hospital.

Police said a 20-year-old man was arrested and bailed on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

The man was found at about 2030 BST.

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