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Man slashed near Colchester High Street

The man was slashed on Culver Street West Credit: ITV News

A man was hospitalised after he was slashed in Colchester in the early hours of Sunday August 12.

A man asked the 22-year-old victim for money near Waterstones book shop at about 1.50am.

When the victim refused, he followed him to Culver Street West and slashed him with a blade.

The suspect is described as being white, aged in his 20s, 5ft 9ins tall, stubble wearing black trousers and a plain grey hoody.

Police are asking witnesses or anyone with information to call 101.

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