ESSEX Police are appealing for witnesses to a disturbance in which a man was assaulted and stabbed.
A large groups of youths were seen on a cricket pitch near Recreation Avenue, Corringham, at about 8pm yesterday, Thursday July 21.
There was an altercation involving two, one of them an 18-year-old, who suffered a minor stab wound to his leg.
The suspect ran off, chased by the victim, and there was a further verbal altercation outside shops in Woodbroke Way.
A 17-year-old boy from Corringham has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in custody awaiting questioning.
Enquiries are ongoing.
Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Grays CID on 101