PICTURES: Police tape off scene in attempted murder investigation

Police have taped off Old Church Road as they investigate a stabbing.
Police have taped off Old Church Road as they investigate a stabbing.

Police have cordoned off an area after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in St Leonards last night (November 18).

Police said a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the stomach in Old Church Road, close to the junction with Battle Road, at about 6.50pm.

Police have taped off Old Church Road as they investigate a stabbing.

Police have taped off Old Church Road as they investigate a stabbing.

He was rushed to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where officers say he remains in a critical condition.

A 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are currently in police custody.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference Opcharing.

The incident is not being connected with the stand-off in Battle Road today (November 19), police have said.

Police have taped off Old Church Road as they investigate a stabbing.

Police have taped off Old Church Road as they investigate a stabbing.

Police have taped off Old Church Road as they investigate a stabbing.

Police have taped off Old Church Road as they investigate a stabbing.