Saturday, 19 Sep 2020

Child rushed to hospital in air ambulance after being stabbed

A young boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was stabbed near a primary school in Essex.

A crime scene is in place in Pitsea, with an alleyway cordoned off, after emergency workers scrambled to the scene at around 2pm.

An air ambulance landed on Briscoe Primary School playing field this afternoon and rushed the child, who was suffering with stab wounds, to hospital.

It is not yet known what condition the boy is in.


Police remain at the scene and enquiries in the area are ongoing.

A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance Service said: ‘An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance officer vehicle and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were called to an address in Pitsea following reports that a child had been stabbed.

‘One boy with stab wounds was transported by air ambulance to the Royal London Hospital.’

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