Two men have been arrested following a stabbing in Maldon.

A man contacted police shortly after 1pm today stating that he had been stabbed by two men in a house in St Peter's Avenue.

Officers arrived and found a man in his 30s with stab wounds to his body.

He was airlifted to Royal London Hospital and he is in a stable condition.

A short time later in South Woodham Ferrers, two men were arrested on suspicion of assault.

They are currently on their way to a police station to be questioned.