Hastings woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Photo by Eddie Mitchell and Dan Jessup SUS-181029-115157001
Photo by Eddie Mitchell and Dan Jessup SUS-181029-115157001

A Hastings woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Hailsham yesterday (Sunday, October 28).

Police say officers were called to a disturbance at an address in Lepeland at 4.15pm and found a 46-year-old man with a stab wound to his stomach.

Photo by Eddie Mitchell and Dan Jessup

Photo by Eddie Mitchell and Dan Jessup

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, where he underwent surgery. A spokesperson at Sussex Police said the man is in a serious condition.

A 37-year-old Hastings woman was detained nearby. She was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.

She remains in custody for questioning. Police say the couple are known to each other.

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