Man arrested after Harwich stabbing

POLICE in Essex have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing in the early hours of this morning.

POLICE in Essex have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing in the early hours of this morning.

AT just before 2am officers were called to a house in Albemarle Street in Harwich where a 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbery and causing grievous bodily harm.

The victim, a 24-year-old man from Harwich, was taken to Colchester General Hospital after ambulance staff found he had lost a lot of blood from a leg wound.

Paramedic Michael Collins was one of those in attendance and praised the actions of one bystander at the scene who had been helping the victim until the emergency services arrived.


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He said: “We were met on scene by a man who was helping to keep the patient still. He was very helpful and professional in his manner and the way he assisted us.

“The patient had lost what appeared to be a significant amount of blood. We were able to stabilise the man at the scene before transferring swiftly to Colchester General Hospital for further care.”

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A police spokesman said the suspect had been remanded in custody at Clacton Police Station.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact Detective Constable Phil Terry of Clacton CID on 0300 3334444.

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