Essex

A13 closed at Benfleet after double stabbing

A section of the A13 has been closed after a double stabbing in Essex.

Two men from east London were hurt in what police described as a series of assaults between Kiln Road and Benfleet Road, Benfleet, at about 00:45 GMT.

One of the men is in a serious condition in hospital. The other was discharged after treatment.

Police arrested a man and a woman, both in their 30s and a teenage boy, all from Benfleet.

Officers are carrying out investigations on the A13 at Benfleet.

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