Teenager injured after assault in Grays

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Grays.

Officers were called to Chestnut Avenue shortly before 10pm on Friday, June 30 following reports of a boy being seriously assaulted.

The victim, a 15 year old teenager sustained stab wounds to his leg and arm. Enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made at this stage.

It is believed that the assault occurred shortly after a disturbance on Long Lane. Investigating officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything or have further information to get in contact.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, you can let police know by submitting a report on the website www.essex.police.uk/digital101 by using the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively you can call 101.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote incident 1492 of June 30.