A MAN in his 20s has been stabbed in Pitsea and is currently in hospital.

The victim was attacked following an argument with another person, believed to be a teenage boy, at the junction of Carlisle Way and Pevensey Close at around 10.25am today (Saturday, February 23).

The victim has suffered injuries to his arm, chest and body and is currently in a stable condition in hospital.

Police believe this was a targeted assault and there is no risk to the wider public.

If you saw or heard anything, have CCTV or dash cam footage, or have any other information please Essex Police on 101 quoting incident 409 of February 23.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.