Car 'deliberately driven at men fighting in Harlow'

Seen nightclub, Harlow Image copyright Google
Image caption Essex Police said the boy was hit by the car near Seen nightclub in Harlow

A teenager had to be taken to hospital after a car was deliberately driven at a group of people involved in a fight, police said.

The scuffle started between two groups outside Seen nightclub in Harlow, at about 04:00 BST on Saturday.

A small white hatchback hit a 17-year-old boy from Harlow, leaving him with "cuts and bruises".

Sgt Natalie Rooney said: "We are really lucky not to be investigating a fatality."

The boy was taken to hospital but later discharged.

Essex Police has asked anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

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