A TEENAGE boy has been released on bail after being arrested for a knife attack.

Essex Police were called out to Littlebury Green in Pitsea with reports that a man had suffered cuts to areas across his body.

The victim reported being attacked in Littlebury Green and suffered cuts to his chest, arm and leg at 5.30pm.

Following extensive enquiries a 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection to the incident.

He was arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife and also wounding with intent.

The 15-year-old was questioned in relation to the incident and then released on bail.

He will answer bail on Tuesday September 29 this year.

Essex Police are still keen to speak to anyone who has any information on the incident or has dash cam or CCTV footage.

Anyone who can aid police with their enquiries is asked to call Basildon CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/11911/20.

Alternatively people can call the Crimestoppers charity completely anonymously on 0800 555111.

You can also report crime online at crimestoppers-uk.org.