POLICE: Bexhill man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A Bexhill man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two men were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Sussex Police say a 21-year-old male is in police custody after the incident that took place in Eastbourne on Tuesday evening (August 18th).

It follows a report of a stabbing in Firle Road about 9.26pm.

Of the victims, a 37-year-old local man remains in hospital this morning (Wednesday 19 August) in a stable condition, while a 33-year-old local man has since been discharged.

Police say this was an isolated incident and they are not seeking anyone else in connection with it at this time.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with any information about the incident is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting Operation Gradient.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online. 

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