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Colchester: Two Arrested Over Stabbing
Two men have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Colchester.
It happened near to the Co-Op store in Fivefields Court at about 8.30pm last Wednesday (February 6th).
A man in his 30s received a number of superficial stab wounds and was taken to Colchester General Hospital.
Detectives believe there was an altercation between the victim and two men, one of whom has a knife.
A 22-year-old man from Colchester and a 20-year-old man of no fixed address were arrested in Colchester in the early hours of Sunday, (February 10).
Both were arrested on suspicion of serious assault.
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Colchester CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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