Pair arrested after man stabbed in Chelmsford city centre

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of affray after a "serious assault" in a city centre.

Essex Police said it was called to Springfield Road in Chelmsford at about 04:00 GMT.

Officers said a man, aged in his 20s, had sustained a single stab wound and was subsequently taken to hospital.

Police remain at the scene while investigations continue and are asking people to avoid the area between the Tesco roundabout and High Street.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to call 101.

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