A man has been arrested after Conservative MP Sir David Amess was reportedly stabbed several times at a surgery in his Southend West constituency.
The 69-year-old was attacked on Friday at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea.
Essex Police said: A man’s been arrested following an incident in #LeighonSea.
“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.”
A spokesman for his office in Westminster said: “The incident has happened.
“I don’t know what the incident is. We are still waiting.”