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UK Lawmaker David Amess Stabbed Multiple Times

David Amess

British lawmaker Sir David Amess, of the Conservative Party, has been stabbed several times in his Southend West constituency, according to reports.

Sky News reported Friday that a man walked up to where Amess was meeting with voters and stabbed him multiple times.

In a statement posted on Twitter, Essex police said: “A man’s been arrested following an incident in Leigh-on-Sea.

“We were called to reports of a stabbing in Eastwood Rd North shortly after 12.05pm.

“A man was arrested shortly after & we’re not looking for anyone else. We’ll bring you more info when we have it.”

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