Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Hadleigh.
Two men, aged 19 and 24, were found injured in London Road around 12.30am on Sunday May 29, near to the junction with Castle and Meadow Road.
They had been walking from Leigh, towards Benfleet and the assault may have happened in the surrounding area.
Both were taken to hospital, one suffered head injuries and the other suffered injuries to his face and bruising to his body.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious in this area at this time is asked to contact Dc Rachel Martin at Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.