Teenager stabbed in Sumners is “no longer co-operating with the police”

Crime / Wed 8th May 2019 at 05:13pm

A POLICE investigation into a stabbing in Sumners has stalled as the teenage victim is no longer “co-operating with the police”.

The incident took place in the underpass in Water Lane area, near to the roundabout with Broadley Road, at around 6.45pm on Friday, February 22.

It was reported the victim, a 17 year-old boy, had been approached by three men in Water Lane and, following a brief interaction, was stabbed in the leg.

The men then made off in the direction of the Sumners, The Herald pub and the Broadley Road shops while the teenager went to hospital.

The first man is described as black, 6ft 4ins tall, in his early 20s, broadly built, clean shaven, with short afro-style hair. He was wearing dark-coloured clothing and had a deep voice.

The second man is described as black, 6ft 3 ins tall, in his early 20s, of medium build and wearing dark-coloured clothing.

The third man is described as white, 5ft 8ins tall, in his early 20s, of medium build with ginger hair and a small goaty-style beard

YH reported this incident in February. We have just asked Essex Police for an update.

An Essex Police spokesperson said: “An investigation was carried out however our current lines of enquiry have been exhausted.

Unfortunately the victim is no longer engaging with our officers, the suspects are not been identified and there is no CCTV footage capturing the incident.

Anyone with information who has yet to come forward is asked to call Harlow CID on 101. Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

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