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Man stabbed 'several times' by armed Rolex thieves

PUBLISHED: 10:44 23 July 2018 | UPDATED: 11:00 23 July 2018

The aggravated burglary was reported in Abbot's Road, colchester: Picture: GOOGLE

The aggravated burglary was reported in Abbot's Road, colchester: Picture: GOOGLE

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A man was stabbed after three armed intruders entered a north Essex home and stole a Rolex worth at least £10,000.

The aggravated burglary is reported to have happened at around 3.20am this morning in Abbot’s Road, in the Old Heath area of Colchester.

The victim, a man aged in his 20s, is said to have suffered several stab wounds during the burglary.

“His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing,” an Essex police spokesman said.

“It has been established that a Rolex watch worth a five-figure sum was taken.”

Anyone with information about the burglary, CCTV footage or relevant dash cam footage is asked to call Colchester CID on 101 quoting reference number 138 of 23/07.

Alternatively, people can contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form.

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