Enquiries continue after stabbing in North Weald

Detectives are continuing to investigate after a teenager was stabbed in North Weald.

It is believed that a verbal argument at a bus stop on High Road turned into a physical fight just before 9.15pm on Friday August 27.

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital for treatment, but did not suffer serious injuries.

A 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and possession of cannabis. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and later released without charge.

Police are looking for two further individuals in connection with the investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident, or who may have relevant CCTV or dashcam footage, is asked to contact Loughton CID and quote the reference number 42/181010/21.

You can report online at https://www.essex.police.uk

Alternatively, you can call 101.

Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or https://crimestoppers-uk.org

Mick Ferris

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