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Victim was stabbed in an attack by up to four men

PUBLISHED: 11:34 15 December 2018 | UPDATED: 12:09 15 December 2018

Police have named a man whose body was found in a flat in Clacton last week Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Police have named a man whose body was found in a flat in Clacton last week Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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A young man was stabbed to the back of the head in an attack by three or four men in Harwich.

The victim, in his 20s, has since been discharged from hospital in a stable condition after he was set upon at about 1.15am, reportedly in the Currents Lane area.

His attackers have all been described as white and aged in their 20s. Two were wearing grey jackets and light-blue jeans at the time of the assault.

They left the scene on foot in the direction of Bathside.

Officers conducted a thorough search of the area, but were unable to find any trace of the men.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and has not yet spoken to officers is asked to call Clacton CID on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/183229/18.

Alternatively, you can contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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