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Attempted murder investigation launched after 17-year-old boy stabbed in Colchester

The incident happened in Osborne Street. Credit: Sgt Dan Atkinson/Twitter

Police in Essex have launched an attempted murder investigation after a teenager was stabbed in Colchester in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 17-year-old boy was found with serious injuries on Osborne Street just after midnight.

He was taken to hospital, but is now said to be in a non-critical condition.

Officers believe it was a targeted attack and are confident there isn't a threat to the wider public.