Hastings woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

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.

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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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