Appeal following assault in Basildon

Mick Ferris

Detectives are looking for anyone with information about an assault in Basildon which left a man with a stab wound to come forward.

It was reported the victim, who is 18, was attacked in West Thorpe shortly before 1.50am today (Saturday May 20).

He sustained an injury to his leg and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Officers from Basildon CID are investigating and their enquiries are ongoing.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, you can submit a report at www.essex.police.uk/digital101 or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively you can call 101.

Please quote the crime reference number 42/90220/23.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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