A young boy who was stabbed near a primary school in Essex was airlifted to hospital.
Emergency workers scrambled to the scene at around 2pm, a crime scene is in place in Pitsea, with an alleyway cordoned off.
An air ambulance landed on Briscoe Primary School playing field this afternoon and rushed the child, who was suffering with stab wounds, to hospital.
Condition of the boy is not yet known. 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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