Forecourt Trader
Home
Menu

Man stabbed at Tesco forecourt

23 November, 2016

The Essex Police service is appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed and sprayed with what is believed to have been CS gas on a forecourt in Ongar.

Officers were called by the ambulance service just after 4.50pm on Tuesday November 22 with reports a man had been stabbed on High Street in Ongar near the Tesco Express petrol station forecourt.

A 19-year old man was taken to hospital suffering facial injuries after being stabbed and sprayed with a gas. His injuries are not thought to be life changing or life threatening. The petrol station forecourt was closed while investigation continued

Essex Police said it believed a large number of people may have witnessed the attack. Witnesses who may have seen a group of four men wearing dark clothing heading on foot towards Love Lane from the petrol station, or anyone with other information, are asked to call Loughton CID on 101.

Keywords: tesco, police, stabbing, Ongar