Essex

Epping stabbing: Police close High street for investigation

Scene of police investigation on Epping High Street Image copyright Ben Murphy
Image caption A forensic examination is taking place on Epping High Street after a man was found with stab wounds

A man was stabbed in the chest and found collapsed in a street in Essex in the early hours, police said.

The man was discovered in Epping High Street at around 04:25 BST.

He was taken to the Royal London Hospital where, following surgery, he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Part of the High Street will remain closed overnight for forensic examinations. Police have asked anybody with information to contact them.

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