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

Police were called by the victim to the area shortly after the suspects left but could not find anyo

Police were called by the victim to the area shortly after the suspects left but could not find anyone Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

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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