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Braintree: Six arrested following double stabbing
4:43pm Wednesday 25th September 2013 in News
TWO people were stabbed in broad daylight on a residential estate.
Police were called to Fore Field in Braintree just before 1pm today following reports of disorder in the road and criminal damage being caused to a vehicle by a woman, and two men.
Officers attended at the scene and discovered two men, who are not believed to have been involved in the criminal damage, had also been assaulted.
Both men suffered stab wounds and have been taken to hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Officers have arrested six people, three men and three women, who have been taken to Braintree, Chelmsford and Colchester police stations for interview.
They were arrested for offences of affray and GBH.
Police enquiries are continuing, and a number of scenes have been cordoned off for forensic analysis.
An East of England Ambulance spokesman said: "We were called at 1.01pm today to an incident in Twelve Acres, Braintree.
"We dispatched two ambulances, a rapid response vehicles, an ambulance officer, and a BASICS medic, to the scene.
"Two people, both suffered from stab wounds, were taken to Basildon Hospital with serious injuries."
Detectives are appealing for any witnesses to the incidents in Fore Field, who they have not yet spoken with to contact Braintree CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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