Man Stabbed In Colchester

12 July 2014, 05:20

Detectives in Colchester are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a knife.

Officers were contacted shortly after 2.30pm on Friday, July 11 following reports that a man had been stabbed.

They arrived and found a man in his 20s with abdominal injuries inside the Aldi store.

Paramedics attended and took the man to a nearby hospital where he is currently being treated. At this time his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Two men aged 17 and 18 and from London were arrested on suspicion of assault and drugs offences in nearby East Street at just after 3pm in connection with the incident. They are being questioned by detectives.

Officers believe this was drugs related and enquiries are continuing.

They would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident. Anyone that can help is asked to contact detectives at Colchester CID on Essex Police 101. People can also contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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