A TEENAGER was hurt and a large knife was discovered this afternoon following a disturbance in Shoebury which residents would have found “quite shocking”.
Police say two teenage boys were arrested following an assault in Ness Road, Shoebury, just after 4.45pm today, (Sunday June 12).
Officers arrived and found a teenage boy who had sustained an injury to his arm.
He has been taken to hospital for treatment. The injury is described as non-life changing at present.
Two teenage boys, both from London, have been arrested on suspicion of causing GBH with intent and possession of an offensive weapon.
They remain in custody for questioning.
A large knife has been recovered by officers.
Det Insp Nick Brunton, who is investigating, said: “I want the thank the people who have already come forward to help us with our enquiries. I would ask them to be patient and we will contact them as soon as we can.
“This incident happened in a very public area and would have been quite shocking for those who witnessed it.
Det Insp Brunton added: “Officers are still on scene carrying out enquiries and for reassurance, but I still want witnesses to come forward and make themselves known to the officers on scene investigating or to call us.”
Police need anyone who witnessed the incident or has any footage of it or the moments before or after it to get in touch. Or anyone with dash cam or doorbell footage should also call them.
If you have any information, you can submit a report online at www.essex.police.uk.
Please quote incident 854 of June 12
You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.