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Teenager stabbed multiple times in Chelmsford attack

Fox Crescent, Chelmsford. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A teenager has been stabbed in an attack in Chelmsford just before 10.45pm on Tuesday 23rd April.

A 19-year old man suffered multiple stab wounds following the attack in Fox Crescent. He is in hospital being treated for injuries to his hands, back and chest, but the injuries are not life-threatening.

The victim was walking in the direction of Kingswood shops when he was stopped and attacked by two black men, they left the scene in a car.

Essex police are appealing for witnesses and say they are treating the incident as a targeted attack.

Police are appealing for any dash cam footage from anyone driving in the area at the time of the attack, the come forward. Credit: ITV News Anglia


Teenager's warning over brain tumour symptoms

Beckie Hiley has had brain surgery twice in the last three months. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A teenager from Chelmsford who's undergone brain surgery twice in 3 months is warning that symptoms should not be ignored.

Beckie Hiley had suffered severe headaches for months, before a swelling at the backs of her eyes was spotted during an eye test.

"Headaches are a common symptom of a brain tumour but brain tumours are really rare, it's where a headache is persistent, recurring or presents with some of these other symptoms that people should seek advice, the important thing with brain tumours is to be symptom aware and early diagnosis is key."

– Laura Smith, The Brain Tumour Charity
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