Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder In Eastbourne

Friday 23rd June 2017

eastbourne buzz news - Police Van New

Police investigating a stabbing in Eastbourne have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.

A 39-year-old man was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, after he was stabbed in Pevensey Road at 10.40pm on Sunday (18 June). He received treatment for a wound to his chest and his hand before being released.

He had had an argument with a man who had shouted at him earlier in the evening. As he and his friend walked along Pevensey Road, a man came up to them and stabbed him. The attacker ran off in the direction of Susan's Road.

A 51-year-old Eastbourne man that was detained has been questioned and released on bail until 19 July.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the stabbing. If you have any information please report online quoting serial Operation Basildon.

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