Emergency services are at Chalkwell Park following a “serious incident” at Chalkwell beach.
The park, which is on London Road, Westcliff, has been cordoned off by police and officers and medics are currently at the scene.
There are four police cars outside the entrance of park, along with two ambulances and three unmarked police vehicles.
A Westcliff resident who did not want to be named witnessed a male being detained outside Chalkwell train station.
He said: “A man covered in blood was arrested ouside the train station.
“There’s rumours that a 14-year-old boy was stabbed with a machete down the beach.”
The scene – officers descend onto The Ridgeway, in Westcliff
The bridge at the station heading towards the beach has been cordoned off as seen in the pictures.
Photo by Gaz de Vere
A police helicopter has also been flying over the area for several hours.
Incident – unmarked police cars were also on the scene
Panic – several police cars and ambulances outside the park
Essex Police and the ambulance service have been contacted for comment.
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