Two men injured in Rayleigh street fracas

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a fight in Rayleigh in which two men suffered stab wounds.

We were called shortly before 3.20am today, Sunday August 25, with reports of a fight in High Street.

A 20-year-old man suffered a stab wound to his abdomen. His injuries are described as serious, but not life threatening

A 24-year-old man suffered a minor stab wound.

An 18-year-old man from Leigh-on-Sea and a 21-year-old man from Hockley were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. They remain in custody for questioning.

Witnesses are asked to call Southend CID on 101 quoting incident 265 of Sunday 25 August.

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