Police appeal after man is attacked in Westcliff flat

Mick Ferris

Police are appealing for information after a disturbance in Westcliff last night, Monday July 20.

It is reported that five people forced their way into a flat in Mendip Crescent at around 11.35pm.

A man in his 30s, was stabbed several times in the leg and was sprayed with an irritant substance. A phone was stolen during the incident.

He was taken to hospital for his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Police believe this was a targeted attack and are appealing for anyone who may have CCTV footage, or who may have seen a small silver car leaving the scene, to get in touch.

You can submit a report online or call 101. Please quote incident 1448 of 20 July.

If you have information but would prefer to remain anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Mick Ferris

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