Man stabbed twice in the back at Lakeside

A MAN was taken to hospital after suffering a chest injury at Lakeside on Tuesday night.

Officers were called to reports of an altercation at the Lakeside shopping centre in Thurrock around 7.45pm yesterday (Tuesday, January 17).

They found a man in his 20s who had two puncture wounds to his lower back.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A search of the area was conducted but the suspect was not located.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Essex Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

An East of England Ambulance Spokesperson said: An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a 999 call at 7.50pm last night (17th January) to an incident at Lakeside in which a man, thought to be in his 20s, had suffered a chest injury. We dispatched an ambulance, ambulance officer and a rapid response vehicle to assist.

“After being given care at the scene by our crews, the patient was taken to hospital in a stable condition.”

Essex Police have set to respond to our request for a statement.

Essex Police

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