A man has been hospitalised and a 19-year-old has been arrested following a stabbing incident in Eastbourne, Sussex. Sussex Police responded to the incident on The Avenue shortly after 9:30 pm on Sunday, following reports of a stabbing. The victim sustained a stomach wound and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment.
While the man’s injuries are considered serious, they are not believed to be life-threatening at this time. Officers attended the scene and conducted inquiries, leading to the arrest of a 19-year-old man on suspicion of wounding with intent. He remains in custody as the investigation continues.
The incident has prompted an ongoing investigation, with Sussex Police appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information about it to come forward. They can contact the police either online or by calling 101, quoting serial number 1346 of 30/04.