Police warn public ‘not to approach’ teenagers wanted over attempted murder of 17-year-old boy

Police warn public ‘not to approach’ two teenagers wanted in connection to the attempted murder of a 17-year-old boy who was stabbed in the street

-Essex Police are today investigating the attempted murder of a 17-year-old boy

-Detectives say the teenager was stabbed on a street in Colchester, in Essex

-Ben Goodspeed, 18 and 17-year-old Tate Heeney are wanted ‘urgently’ by police

Police are hunting two teenage boys in connection with the attempted murder of a 17-year-old in Essex.

Officers have warned members of the public not to approach Ben Goodspeed, 18, and Tate Heeney, 17.


Police want to speak to the pair urgently after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed in Colchester at around 12.30am on Saturday.

The victim was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries shortly after the incident took place in Osborne Street.

Fortunately, he is now in a non-critical condition, Essex Live reports .

Anyone who sees 18-year-old Goodspeed or 17-year-old Heeney is advised not to approach them but to call 999 immediately.

Investigating officer detective inspector Rob Kirby said: “This is a very serious incident, which resulted in a substantial injury to the victim.

“We would like to speak to both Ben and Tate about what happened and ask them to get in contact with us or come in to their nearest police station.

“Likewise, if anyone has seen either of the teenagers or has any information about where they are, please let us know.

“Whilst we don’t believe they are a threat to members of the public, if you see either of them, we advise that you don’t approach them but instead call 999.”

Goodspeed is described as being around 5ft 10 and of a slim build.

Heeney is described as being around 6ft tall and of a medium build.

Anyone with information can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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