Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Waltham Abbey where a man was attacked in the street. It happened at around 3pm yesterday (Sunday, October 11) at a bus stop in Paternoster Hill.
A man in his 30s was assaulted by two men with what is believed to have been a baseball bat. He suffered serious head injuries and was taken to hospital.
Two men, aged 52 and 31 from Waltham Abbey, have been arrested on suspicion of assault. They are being questioned by officers.
Anybody who saw the assault take place is asked to contact officers at Loughton CID on 101 quoting incident number 603 of October 11.
People can also give information to the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via an Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org