Reports of stabbing and assaults

REPORTS are coming in of an incident near Tesco in Stifford Clays in which someone has been stabbed.

Witnesses have described a group of people wielding a baseball bat.

The police helicopter was over the area and police have now sealed off a section of road.

The Essex @ Herts Air Ambulance later landed at nearby Nutberry Corner.

Ensignbus have reported “Due to a Police incident, buses are unable to serve ‘Stifford Clays loop’ (Crammavill St, Stifford Clays Rd, Kingsman Drive, Stifford Clays Shops, Crawford Ave) but will continue to serve Long Lane.”

Police issued the following statement: “POLICE are currently at the scene of a serious incident in Crammavill Street, Grays.
“Officers were called at just after 2pm today, Saturday January 5th, following reports of a disturbance involving a number of individuals.
“They attended the scene and found one man had suffered life-threatening injuries. He is currently on his way to hospital.
“One man has been arrested and officers remain at the scene.”