Appeal following stabbing incident in Southend

A man was seriously injured in Southend on Friday July 3 and police are encouraging witnesses to come forward.

Officers responded to reports of a fight shortly after 7pm. It is believed that the altercation involving a group of around four people began outside the Nisa store on Eastern Esplanade and is believed to have ended on the Kursaal estate.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his leg and chest. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Southend CID on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/98118/20.

If you would prefer to remain anonymous you can speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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