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Colchester: Police called to the scene of stabbing in Aldi

PUBLISHED: 15:49 11 July 2014 | UPDATED: 17:43 11 July 2014

Police were notified of the incident shortly after 2.30pm

Police were notified of the incident shortly after 2.30pm

Police are investigating an incident after receiving reports of a stabbing in Colchester this afternoon.

Officers were called shortly after 2.30pm on Friday following reports that a man had been stabbed on Magdalen Street.

When officers arrived they found a man in his 20s with abdominal injuries inside Aldi.

Police believe it was a drugs related stabbing.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “Medics treated the man at the scene.

“He was then be taken to hospital where he will be interviewed by officers to ascertain the cicumstances surrounding the assault.”

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