Man seriously hurt in seaside stabbing

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in an Essex seaside resort.

Roddy Ashworth

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in an Essex seaside resort.

The 41-year-old from East London received serious wounds to his hand, neck and shoulder while in Vicarage Lane, Walton, shortly after 12am on Sunday.

It is believed he may have been involved in an altercation in Saville Street earlier on Saturday night.

The man was taken to Colchester General Hospital where he is now in a stable condition.

A 23-year-old Walton man was arrested and released on police bail until April 29.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Clacton CID on 0300 333 4444.