Ipswich teenager arrested after reported stabbing in Clacton

A boy has been arrest after an incident on West Avenue in Clacton Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A boy has been arrest after an incident on West Avenue in Clacton Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A 17-year-old boy from Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after reports that a teenager had been stabbed.

Police were called shortly before 11.25am on Monday, February 25 to a group of people fighting near Christmas Tree Island in West Avenue.

A teenage boy was reported to have been stabbed but left the scene before officers arrived.

Police enquiries are ongoing to find him.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “A 17-year-old boy from Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and is currently in custody for questioning.”

The incident is not believed to be linked to a separate incident where a man suffered stab wounds outside Clacton railway station.

Those with any information regarding the incident on West Avenue are asked to call Clacton CID on 101.

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Alternatively, you can contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

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