A TEENAGER was left with serious injuries to his mouth after an assault in a Colchester park.

Police were called to Castle Park at around 5pm on Saturday following an incident.

A 15-year-old boy, from St Osyth, was punched by a boy in the face, resulting in serious injuries to his mouth.

The victim was taken to hospital for his injuries. Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.