A man has been convicted of conspiring to murder his stepfather in a dispute over the sale of the family home in Colchester.
Basildon: Two Men Hurt In Assault
Two men have been injured, one seriously, after they were assaulted in Basildon.
It happened near McDonald's on the Festival Leisure site early yesterday morning (Sunday December 23rd).
The two victims, who are in their 20s, were walking across the car park when they were assaulted by three men.
Essex police believe there had been an earlier altercation between the two groups.
One of the victims was punched and fell unconscious to the ground with face and eye injuries.
He is still receiving hospital treatment.
His friend was also punched and suffered cuts and a broken tooth but was not detained in hospital.
Anyone with information should contact DI Joel Henderson or DC Kerry McCarthy at Basildon CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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