Appeal for witnesses to fight in Tilbury

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to an incident in Tilbury this afternoon.

Officers were called at around 5:04pm Friday August 13, to a disturbance in Malta Road.

Three men, all armed with weapons, were concerned in a fight.

A man in his 20s – was taken to hospital by air ambulance after he sustained life threatening injuries.

Two men – aged 26 and 18 – have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. They are also receiving treatment for injuries sustained.

Inspector Rowan Perrior said: “This would have been a frightening incident for anyone to witness but we were quickly on scene and have made two arrests – those men are now in police custody.

“We are not looking for anyone else at this stage and there is no wider threat to the community.

“As there were a lot of people in the Malta Road and Tilbury train station area at the time, I would ask anyone that has not already spoken to us, but who may have information that can help us, to call 101 and quote incident 903 of 13 August.”

You can also report information via the digital 101 service at: www.essex.police.uk

Or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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