A man’s in a stable condition in hospital after he was stabbed in Westcliff.
The victim was cycling along Ceylon Road at around 10.45pm on Thursday when he was knifed in the back.
The man who carried out the attack was described as black, with a round face and a short beard.
He was wearing a dark coloured and grey hoodie and was riding a dark coloured bicycle.
Anyone who witnessed this incident, or who was around the London Road junction with Ceylon Road at the time and has access to CCTV or dash cam footage of the area, is asked to call Southend CID on 101 quoting incident number 1364 of 27/09.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.