Man has hand cut off during targeted street attack

Police have launched an attempted murder investigation after a man was found with his hand cut off.

The man has been left with “Life-Changing injuries” after his hand was cut off during the street attack which happened on Friday night.

It is believed the man in his 20s was attacked four men in Loughton, Essex.

Police have arrested a 30 year old, and are now appealing for information to help catch three other suspects who escaped the area in a black Audi A8.

The Audi A8 was then found burnt out in Waltham Abbey later in the evening.

Anybody with information should contact Essex Police 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via an Anonymous Online Form at