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Two to appear in court following double stabbing
9:16am Monday 30th September 2013 in News
TWO men have suffered serious injuries following a double stabbing in Jaywick.
A 33-year-old man suffered suspected stab wounds to his legs, arms and face during the incident, which happened in Meadow Way, Jaywick, shortly before 11.15pm on Friday.
A second man, aged, 27, suffered suspected stab wounds to his neck.
Both men have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
Five other people have also been arrested in relation to the incident.
A spokesman for Essex Police said: “Officers were called to an address in Meadow Way following reports of a disturbance.
“On arrival officers found a man who had suffered suspected stab wounds.
“Following further enquiries, a vehicle was located in Pier Avenue in Clacton, containing a second man with suspected stab wounds to his neck.
“Both men were taken to hospital by ambulance paramedics for treatment.”
The men’s injuries are described as being serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.
Following further enquiries seven people were arrested. Steven Anderson, 27, of Dalston Lane, London, has been charged with violence to secure entry, grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon.
Daniel Anderson, 19, of the same address, has been charged with the same offences and also possession of heroin and cocaine.
They will both appear before Colchester Magistrates' Court today.
Three men, aged 33, 23 and 23, have been released without charge and no further action against them is anticipated.
A 51-year-old man and 26-year-old woman have been released on police bail pending further enquiries until November 5.
Two men have been charged and have been remanded in custody to appear at Colchester Magistrates on Monday.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Clacton CID on 101.