A man has been left fighting for his life after being stabbed in Southend town centre at the weekend.

The 24-year-old from Rayleigh is currently in a life-threatening condition after it is believe two men of similar age stabbed him outside the Slug and Lettuce bar in Southchurch Road.

The attack happened at about 2am on Sunday morning and police are looking to speak to any revellers that might have witnessed the attack.

Witnesses should call police on 101.