Stabbing incident in Chelmsford

Police are investigating an assault on a man in Springfield Road, Chelmsford, at about 11.10pm on Friday July 16.

The 21-year-old was stabbed in the leg and taken to hospital. His injuries are serious but not life threatening or life changing.

It is believed the victim and his friends were approached by a group of men while out for the evening in Chelmsford.

There was an argument and later in the evening the same group, including the suspect, approached them in Springfield Road between Bond Street and High Street and the victim was assaulted.

The suspects were wearing ski masks.

Police are reviewing CCTV and speaking to witnesses. Anyone who was in the Springfield Road and High Street area between 8pm and 11.30pm is asked to contact Chelmsford CID quoting reference 42/140135/21.

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

Alternatively, you can call 101.

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

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Mick Ferris

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