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Teen charged with attempted murder after stabbing

Teen charged over attack in Ravensbourne Drive Credit: ITV Anglia

A teenager has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing at Chelmsford.

Teon Anderson 18, of St Michael’s Walk, Chelmsford, was charged last night and will remain in police custody to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, Monday June 22.

A man in his 20s suffered chest and stomach injuries in the incident at Ravensbourne Drive shortly after 7pm on Tuesday June 16.

Police are appealing for information to trace four other men who had been at the scene of the incident.

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Essex gets 39 new police officers

39 new police officers will soon be out policing the streets of Essex after completing their training.

Parade on the grounds of Police HQ in Chelmsford. Credit: Essex Police

Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh welcomed the new recruits to Essex Police following their passing out parade yesterday afternoon.

"Today is a day of pride and a day of reflection to remember how far you have all come.

"It is particularly poignant to parade in front of the memorial in memory of Bill Bishop, Ian Dibell and others who have died in service.

"You have enormous responsibility to uphold the best traditions of the colleagues that have gone before you”.

– Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh

Father of Ashley Woolley believes his son's kindness killed him

The father of a teenager who was stabbed to death in a Chelmsford park says it was his son's kindness that killed him.

Popular student Ashley Woolley, who was 18, befriended Steven Davenport because he appeared lonely and didn't have many friends. But in December last year, he was stabbed to death by his classmate as he walked through Oaklands Park.

18-year-old Davenport has pleaded guilty to murder. Today Ashley's father and brother spoke to ITV News Anglia about his death and about how they have been told Davenport had a fantasy of killing someone.

Click below to watch a report by Elodie Harper:

Teenager pleads guilty to stabbing Chelmsford student to death

Steven Davenport stabbed 18-year-old Ashley Woolley to death in Oaklands Park, Chelmsford. Credit: Essex Police

An Essex teenager has pleaded guilty to murdering a student in Oaklands Park in Chelmsford, just before Christmas.

Steven Davenport, of Hillside Grove, Chelmsford, changed his plea to guilty to murdering Ashley Woolley at Chelmsford Crown Court. His trial was scheduled to begin next Monday.

Chelmsford College student Mr Woolley, 18, was stabbed on 18 December and died in Broomfield Hospital.

College student Ashley Woolley, 18, was stabbed to death in December 2014. Credit: Essex Police

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Aston Merrygold to play V Festival

Former JLS star Aston Merrygold is to perform at this year's V Festival.

Aston Merrygold Credit: PA Images

It will be the first time the Peterborough star has been on stage since going solo. He will join other acts including: Mark Ronson, Calvin Harris, Kasabian, Sam Smith and Tom Jones.

The festival takes place at Hylands Park in Chelmsford on 22 and 23 August.

Car death victim named by police

Allan Frampton Credit: Essex Police

Police have named a man who died after he was hit by a car in Chelmsford at the weekend.

Police have named the man as Allan Frampton, 60, of Hatfield Peverel.

His family has released the following in tribute: "We can’t even begin to understand the events that took place on Saturday evening. A loving father, caring partner and doting granddad was taken from us far too early. With so much to look forward to his life was cruelly taken away. Please give us privacy at this time while we spend time as a family.”

A 63-year-old man from Chelmsford was arrested shortly after the incident on suspicion of murder. He is currently receiving medical treatment.

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