Two arrested following serious assault in Chelmsford

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious assault in Chelmsford last week.

Officers were called to Seymour Street, close to the entrance of Central Park at around 6:40pm on Friday June 28 following reports of a man being seriously assaulted.

The victim, a man in his 20s was taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds. He remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A cordon remained in place across the weekend and officers have carried out multiple enquiries in the area, including gathering CCTV and obtaining statements from witnesses.

The 19-year-old man from Witham and the 20-year-old man from Brentwood were arrested on July 4.

A Major Incident Public Portal has been set up as a means for the public to submit information. This can be accessed through the following link: Public Portal (mipp.police.uk)

You can also submit a report at www.essex.police.uk/digital101 or use the online Live Chat service which is available 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week.

Alternatively, you can call 101.

Please cite incident 1111 of June 28.

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