Two arrested after teenager is stabbed in Basildon

Two people have been arrested after a teenager was stabbed in Basildon yesterday evening, Saturday August 8.

We were called shortly after 10pm to reports that a 17-year-old boy had stab wounds following an altercation outside an address in Maplin Gardens.

Emergency services arrived and the teenager was treated for injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening or life-changing.

An 18-year-old man from Stanford-Le-Hope was arrested on suspicion of common assault.

A 17-year-old girl from Benfleet was arrested on suspicion of affray and assaulting an emergency worker.

Both remain in police custody.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information about what happened, please report it by going to https://www.essex.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/

Alternatively you can call 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously.

Please quote incident 1597 of 8 August.

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Mick Ferris

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