POLICE are appealing for information after a man was attacked in a Westcliff block of flats on Saturday, March 22.

A 30-year-old was approached by another man at 3.20pm while in the stairwell of Grampian, Balmoral Road, who is thought to have stabbed him in the leg.

The victim required hospital treatment but was not seriously injured.

The attacker is described as white, in his mid twenties, of medium build, with short blond hair and was wearing grey Adidas T shirt and jogging bottoms.

Witnesses should contact Southend CID on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.