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Man stabbed in Chelmsford nightclub

A 22-year-old man has been stabbed in the back at a nightclub in Chelmsford.

The attack happened in the early hours of this morning at The Purple Lounge in Springfield Road.

The victim, from Chelmsford, was out celebrating a friend’s birthday and was in the smoking area outside the club when he was approached from behind and wounded in the back, but did not see the suspect.

He was taken to hospital with a single but deep wound to his lower back and is currently in a stable condition.