Teenager suffers head injuries in mass brawl at leisure park

An area of the car park was cordoned off to allow officers to investigate. Credit: Google street view

A teenager has suffered head injuries after being hit with a bat at a leisure park in Basildon.

Police were called to reports of a fight between a large group of people in the car park at the Festival Leisure Park, around 3.30am this morning (27 August).

A 19-year-old man suffered head injuries and has been taken to hospital.

A 30 year-old man from London has been arrested in connection with a separate assault during the same incident.

He has been arrested on suspicion of assault and affray and is currently in police custody.