Two more arrested after woman, 19, seriously injured in Southend

Police have made two further arrests in connection with an assault in Southend that left a 19-year old woman with potentially life-changing injuries.

The attack occurred at St Marys Court, Victoria Avenue shortly before 4am on Monday April 29.

On Friday May 3, detectives arrested a 26 year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder and a 39 year-old woman on suspicion of conspiracy to murder bringing the total number of arrests in this invstigation so far to seven.

Enquiries remain ongoing within Essex Police’s Serious Crime Directorate and detectives are continuing to appeal for information. The Major Incident Public Portal can be accessed here: