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We are investigating an assault in Westcliff which has left a man with life-changing injuries.
We believe an 18 year-old man had been assaulted near to the Westcliff Hotel in Westcliff Parade at around 5.45pm yesterday (Wednesday 22 February).
He has been taken to hospital for treatment to stab wounds to his back.
A 16 year-old girl sustained less serious injuries.
It has been reported they were attacked by two men and a woman and the girl had several rings stolen.
Our enquiries are ongoing.
If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.
Please quote incident 850 of 22 February.
You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.
Visit our website to find out more about our online reporting services.
Alternatively you can call us on 101.
In an emergency always call 999.
If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.