Man dies after stabbing incident in Leigh-on-Sea

Police are investigating the death of a man in Leigh-on-Sea and are looking to speak to anyone who saw what happened.

Officers were contacted just after 6pm today, Friday 26 February, after an 18-year-old man was admitted to hospital with stab wounds. He died a short time later.

From initial enquiries it is believed he was attacked near The Peterboat pub in High Street, Old Leigh.

Two people have been arrested.

Anyone who saw what happened or has mobile phone, CCTV or dash cam footage, is asked to speak to officers on scene.

You can also contact police online at https://www.essex.police.uk where you can use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

Alternatively, you can call 101 or email [email protected]

Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or https://crimestoppers-uk.org
Please quote incident 1011 of February 26.

Mick Ferris

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