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Man airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in play park

Man is airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in the back in a children’s play park in ‘targeted attack’

  • Man was stabbed in the back in a play park today in ‘targeted attack’, police say
  • The man then walked to a nearby road and was taken to hospital in air ambulance
  • Police officers have been searching the wooded area next to a nature reserve
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A man has been airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in the back in a children’s play park.

The man was stabbed near to the Marconi Nature Reserve, in Chelmsford, Essex at around 5.45pm today in what police say was a ‘targeted attack’.

He managed to walk to a nearby road and was then airlifted to hospital.


A man has been airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in the back in a children’s play park. Police are pictured at the scene

Information on his condition has not been revealed by police who rushed to the scene with paramedics.  

An Essex Police spokesman said: ‘We were called at around 5.45pm today, Monday, April 1, with reports a man had suffered a stab wound to the back in Central Park.

‘We received reports that he was approached by a man close to a children’s play area and attacked, in what we believe to be a targeted attack.

‘The man then walked to Meteor Way before being taken to hospital by air ambulance for his injury. Enquiries are ongoing.’  

Five police cars were called to the park entrance on Meteor Way.

The incident is believed to have happened around 100 meters from the main pathway next to the River Cann.


After being stabbed the man walked to a nearby road and was airlifted to hospital in this air ambulance


The group of police foresic officers have been seen walking down the pathway towards the nature reserve wearing blue gloves


Five police cars were called to the park entrance on Meteor Way


Officers have been searching the wooded area next to the nature reserve

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The air ambulance landed around 6pm on the land behind Chelmsford Squadron Air Training Corps near to the Teledyne e2v building.

The air ambulance took off at just after 7pm.

Police officers blocked off all access to the pathway that runs parallel between the Marconi Nature Reserve and the the Teledyne e2v building on Waterhouse Lane.

Officers have been searching the wooded area next to the nature reserve.

They have also set up a cordon further along the pathway closer to the River Cann, near Meteor Way. 

The group of police forensic officers have been seen walking down the pathway towards the nature reserve wearing blue gloves. 

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