A 22-year-old man has escaped police custody while being treated for injuries at Colchester General Hospital.
Jordan Georgiou from Clacton fled from the hospital on Friday afternoon dressed in a hospital gown.
Mr Georgiou was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage, assaulting a police constable and breach of a court order.
An 18-year-old man and two women aged 19 and 21, all from Clacton, have been arrested for assisting an offender and remain in custody.
Anyone with information on Mr Georgiou's whereabouts is asked to contact police immediately.