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Woman slashed in the stomach in street attack
A WOMAN was slashed in the stomach in a terrifying attack.
Police believe her attacker may also have been behind an earlier incident in the Summer involving a separate woman.
In the latest incident the victim, a woman in her 30s, was walking along Ravenscourt Drive, Vange, when the thug approached her from behind. He was abusive and then slashed her stomach with a weapon.
The incident happened at 3pm on Friday.
Police are linking it to an incident on Wednesday September 26 when another woman, also in her 30s, was pinned against a wall by her attacker. He threatened her before running off.
Anyone with information can contact police at Basildon on 101.