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The 21-year-old victim from Buckhurst Hill was attacked by another man in Danbury Road at around 3.20pm yesterday.
It’s reported the suspect then left the scene in a dark coloured vehicle.
DS Jody Greenfield, of Loughton CID, said: “Our investigation is in its early stages but we believe this was a targeted incident.
“We are continuing our search for the suspect and are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information that could help us identify him.
“We would also like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and has dash cam footage.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Loughton CID on 101 quoting reference 42/18878/19.
Officers will be patrolling the area this evening to provide extra reassurance to residents.Tags: Loughton, Epping Forest
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