Eastbourne Man Arrested In Connection With Portslade Stabbing

Monday 6th June 2016

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An Eastbourne man’s been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Portslade.

At around 3.30pm on Friday (3 June) police were called to St Nicholas Road, where they found a 20-year-old man with knife wounds. He was taken to Portslade Medical Centre, where he was given first aid treatment, before he was taken by paramedics to Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious but not life threatening injuries.

A 20-year-old man from Eastbourne was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and six counts of theft from a shop. He's been bailed until 16 July pending further enquiries.

A second suspect – a 16-year-old boy from Brighton – has been identified but remains outstanding at present.

A number of people and vehicles were in the area at the time and police would like like to hear from anyone who saw what happened.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting Operation Woodcroft.

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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