Police warn against revenge attacks after stabbing

Police have warned against revenge attacks after a Saudi Arabian woman was stabbed to death on a footpath in Colchester.

Still taken from CCTV footage issued by Essex Police of Nahid Almanea.
Still taken from CCTV footage issued by Essex Police of Nahid Almanea. Credit: Essex Police/PA Wire

Student Nahid Almanea, 31, died after she was stabbed 16 times on Tuesday morning, Essex Police said.

Essex Police called for calm, saying they were aware threats of revenge attacks had been made on social media sites.

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Police hope jacket holds key to Colchester stab death

Essex Police have released a picture of a distinctive jacket worn by a man seen near the site where the body of Nahid Almanea's was found in Colchester last week.