Police are investigating after a man was stabbed during a robbery attempt in Essex.
At about 10 p.m. on Monday night, a man was walking in the area of Barnacle Court and Hopkins Creek Lane.
As the victim was walking, a suspect, brandishing a knife, jumped out of the bushes and demanded the victim’s property.
The victim reached for the knife and the suspect lunged at him, stabbing him.
The suspect then fled the scene.
There has been no word on the victim’s condition and police have not provided any additional details.