Two men stabbed in Colchester

Child abuse suspect took his own life

Child abuse suspect took his own life - Credit: Archant

Two men were stabbed in a home in Colchester yesterday evening.

A 44-year-old man suffered multiple puncture wounds to his abdomen while a 41-year-old man received multiple wounds to his leg.

Both men, from Colchester, were taken to hospital for treatment where they are in a stable condition.

Police and paramedics were called to the property in Avignon Close at 7.40pm following reports of a disturbance.

The scene has been cordoned off while forensic officers examine the area.

Other officers searched the area and are carrying out house-to-house enquiries.

Anyone with information should contact officers at Colchester police station on 101 or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.