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Family of Luton man in coma speak about their heartbreak after alleged street attack

The family of man from Luton have spoken about their heartbreak a year after he ended up in a coma - the victim of an alleged street attack.

Henry Huggins known to everyone as "Chin' has yet to regain consciousness. Now relatives have begun a social media campaign to raise awareness of violence.

Hundreds of people have already joined in by taking a selfie photo, but his family want more to take part.

Click below to watch Matthew Hudson's report:

Domestic abuse victim speaks about abusive relationship

Last year Essex Police recorded around 28 thousand domestic abuse incidents.
Last year Essex Police recorded around 28 thousand domestic abuse incidents. Credit: PA Images

More than 42,000 incidents of domestic abuse were recorded across Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk last year.

One community housing group in Braintree is raising awareness in the hope of encouraging more victims to speak out.

ITV Anglia's Hannah Pettifer went to meet one woman who was in an abusive relationship for two years - her words are spoken by an actor to protect her identity.

Click below to watch the report:

Help and support available for domestic abuse victims:

Help for Domestic Violence

Women's Aid

Refuge

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Family of Luton man left on life support launch campaign to raise awareness of violence

'Selfie' photo campaign.
'Selfie' photo campaign.

The family of a man from Luton have launched a social media campaign to raise awareness of violence, a year after he was allegedly beaten into a coma.

Henry Huggins has yet to regain consciousness following the attack in the Farley Hill area of the town.

Hundreds of people have already taken part in a 'selfie' photo campaign - his family say they want to keep him in everybody's minds.

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