Footage has emerged of the moment a man was detained by police after two women were stabbed in Basildon.

Officers raced to the scene on Quendon Road at around 8.20pm last night after receiving reports that a man with a knife was heading towards the Fryth.

Teams used a taser to detain a man within eleven minutes of 999 being called, and the road was cordoned off.

Police have confirmed two women, aged in their 50s and 20s had suffered stab wounds whilst inside a property on the road, and that criminal damage had been caused to a number of vehicles nearby.

Halstead Gazette:

A 31-year-old man, who was known to both victims, has been arrested on suspicion of causing grevious bodily harm, resisting arrest and criminal damage.