Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Colchester.
The 34 year old victim was attacked by a group of four white men at around 4.15am on Sunday, (May 22) at St Botolphs roundabout.
He sustained head injuries for which he continues to receive hospital treatment.
One of the men is described as around 6ft tall, of large build, with medium to light brown hair, aged in his mid 20s and with a big bushy beard. He wore a grey t-shirt with a print on the front.
Another of the men is described as aged in his early 20s, approximately 5ft 9ins tall, of slim build and was wearing a white t-shirt with jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to contact DS Lydia George at Colchester CID on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.