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Teenage boys arrested after stabbing leaves man in ‘life-threatening’ condition in Colchester

PUBLISHED: 10:18 06 August 2018 | UPDATED: 14:28 06 August 2018

Essex Police are appealing for information Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Essex Police are appealing for information Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Two teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Colchester last night.

According to a spokesman for Essex Police, the incident happened just after midnight on Monday, August 6, in Turner Road.

“The victim has suffered a wound to his back and bottom and has been taken to hospital where he is in a life-threatening condition,” she said.

“A 14 year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a 16 year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

“They are both currently in custody.”

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