TWO people have been arrested after a teenager was Basildon yesterday evening.

Officers with Essex Police were called at around 10pm on Saturday 8 August after reports that a 17-year-old has been stabbed.

It is believed the teenager received stab wounds after an altercation outside an address in Maplin Gardens.

Emergency services arrived and the teenager was treated for injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening or life-changing.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "An 18-year-old man from Stanford-Le-Hope was arrested on suspicion of common assault.

"A 17-year-old girl from Benfleet was arrested on suspicion of affray and assaulting an emergency worker.

"Both remain in police custody.

"If you witnessed the incident or have any information about what happened, please report it by going to

"Alternatively you can call 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers completely anonymously.

"Please quote incident 1597 of 8 August when making any reports."