Detectives are investigating a serious assault in Clacton during which a man was stabbed "several times". 

Police were called to Pier Gap, shortly before 8.10pm on Saturday, May 18.

A police spokesman said: "Officers found a man had sustained several stab wounds following a disturbance and was taken to hospital.

His injuries are not life-threatening.

"At this stage, no arrests have been made and detectives in Clacton CID continue to investigate.

"If you have any information or footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us."

You can let police know by submitting a report on their website or by using their online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Visit to find out more about the website reporting services.

Alternatively, you can call police on 101.

In an emergency always call 999.

If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote incident 1212 of 18 May when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.