Police are appealing for information following an attack in south Essex where a teenage boy was left needing surgery.

Officers were called to a large fight involving at least six people in South Ockendon last night.

The fight took place in Broxburn Drive at about 7.50pm on June 16.

A 15 year-old boy, struck by a metal chair and a metal pole, required plastic surgery to his wrist.

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Another person was knocked unconscious.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "One of the men we’re looking to speak to is described as white, wearing a pale grey Adidas t-shirt, and grey shorts.

"We need anyone who saw anything or has any CCTV, dash cam or doorbell footage to contact us."

Anyone with any information can submit a report online at essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am and 11pm.

Quote the crime reference number 42/154518/22.

You can also call police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111