Detectives are appealing for information after a 20-year-old man was injured during an incident in Lucy Road, Southend.
Officers were contacted at just after 4am on Saturday February 25 following reports of an altercation in Lucy Road.
The victim suffered a minor stab wound to the stomach and a serious eye injury. The victim remains in a stable condition with life-changing but not life-threatening injuries.
The suspects, a group of four men, made off following the incident and are believed to have headed in the direction of Herbert Grove.