TWO men were attacked by a gang who set upon them after arriving in two cars.

The victims were walking in Braintree Road, Witham, between 7.30pm and 8.30pm on Wednesday.

A car then came to close to hitting the pair, who are in their 20s.

Moments later, two other cars pulled over, a silver Ford Fiesta and a black Vauxhall Astra.

A large group then got out and assaulted them.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "If anyone saw what happened has CCTV, dashcam or mobile phone footage please call Braintree CID on 101 or you can report it online at"