Halstead's Scenarios 'nightclub-goer' suffers head injuries
A man is in critical condition in hospital after suffering serious head injuries in the early hours.
Emergency services were called to Butler Road in Halstead, Essex, about 02:30 GMT.
Police believe the man may have been at the nearby Scenarios nightclub before sustaining his injuries.
He was taken to the Royal London Hospital. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.
The injured man is described as white, 6ft 2ins tall, with grey hair and wearing a blue Adidas top, black jacket, dark jeans and white trainers
Det Insp Neil Pudney said: "We believe the man to have sustained the injury between 1.30am and 2.30am and it is likely he had previously attended Scenarios nightclub nearby.
"I'm keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and urge them to contact officers."