14-year-old girl arrested following slashing incident in Colchester

Lion Walk, in Colchester, where the slashing incident took place. Photo: Google Maps

Lion Walk, in Colchester, where the slashing incident took place. Photo: Google Maps - Credit: Archant

A 14-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with a slashing incident in Colchester town centre.

The incident took place in Lion Walk at around 5.15pm yesterday.

Officers from Essex Police attended the scene following reports that a 16-year-old girl suffered a slash injury to her nose.

The teenager girl arrested is currently in custody where she is being questioned by police.

Anyone with information should contact Essex Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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