A MAN who was stabbed in an alleyway in Southend at the weekend.

The 30-year-old victim was in the alleyway between Short Street and Kenway when he was attacked at just before 6pm on Saturday.

The man, who is from Chelmsford, was taken to Southend Hospital where his condition was described as serious but stable.

A 29-year-old man from Southend was arrested on suspicion of grevious bodily harm and has now been bailed until September.