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Two arrested as police investigate Eastbourne stabbing

News   •   Oct 04, 2019 08:22 BST

Following an incident in Cambridge Road, Eastbourne, in which an 18-year-old local man was stabbed, police have arrested two people on suspicion of attempted murder.

Both suspects, an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl, both from Eastbourne, are currently in custody as officers continue to investigate the incident, which occurred at around 4pm on Thursday (3 October).

The victim was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, and though later allowed home, was due to return today for surgery. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information concerning the incident is asked to contact Sussex Police online or phone 101, quoting Operation Redvale.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, telephone 0800 555 111.