Bexhill man charged after double stabbing in Eastbourne

A man has been charged in connection with a double stabbing in Eastbourne.

Two men were taken to hospital following the incident in Cambridge Road about 9.26pm on Tuesday 18 August.

Officers swiftly responded to the scene, and enquiries led to the arrest of Ethan Russell, 21, of Cranfield Road, Bexhill.

He was charged with two counts of causing grievous bodily harm, possession of a knife in public, and possession with intent to supply cannabis.

He was remanded in custody and will appear before Lewes Crown Court on 18 September.

Of the victims, a 37-year-old local man remains in hospital in a stable condition; a 33-year-old local man was discharged.

Investigations are ongoing, and anyone with any information about the incident is asked to report it onlineor 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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