A PROBE has been launched after a man was attacked with a cricket bat.

The incident took place on Windsor Road in Grays and saw a man in his 20s hit on the head and arm, and he may have lost consciousness.

The suspect has been described as being Asian, aged in his late teens or early 20s, five foot four inches tell, of a skinny build and had short black hair.

He was clean shaven and the cricket bat used in the attack had a blue handle.

The incident happened on July 28 at 8.30pm.

Anyone with information is asked to call Grays CID on 101 quoting crime 42/113458/20 or visit www.essex.police.uk.

People can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.