Two arrested over stabbing in Basildon

Two people have been arrested following a serious assault in Basildon.

Police were called to Travers Way following reports a man in his 30s had sustained a stab wound at around 8.50pm on Tuesday May 14.

He was taken to hospital with a serious chest injury but his condition is not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

On Thursday, two men from Basildon, aged 19 and 25, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, being concerned in the supply of drugs, and possession of Class A drugs.

Another man who had been arrested in connection with the incident has been released on bail until July 26.

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 their website: or by using the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively you can call 101.

Please quote the crime reference number 42/75281/24.

To make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.