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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following stabbing
6:29pm Saturday 5th October 2013 in News
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed.
Police were called to Speedwell Road, Colchester, at about 3pm this afternoon (Saturday) following reports of a fight in the street.
The victim, a 45-year-old man from Colchester, was taken to hospital by a member of the public.
He is said to be in a critical but stable condition.
A 36-year-old-man, who is also from Colchester, is currently in police custody.
DCI Simon Werrett, of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: "There would have been local people around who may have witnessed this incident and we would encourage anyone who can provide any information to contact detectives at Colchester CID on 101."
The area remains cordoned off.