A woman has been charged with stabbing a man near the Seven Dials, in Dyke Road, Hove.
A 45-year-old man, from Brighton, is in a serious but stable condition in hospital as a result of the stabbing.
A 32-year-old woman, from Brighton, was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent.
The stabbing happened outside the Co-op and opposite the Good Companions pub.
Sussex Police said: “Police are seeking witnesses to an incident outside the Co-op store at Ridgeland House, Dyke Road, Hove, in which a 45-year-old Brighton man was stabbed.
“It happened at around 9.15pm on Saturday (10 February) and the victim was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, where he is in a serious but stable condition.
“Katherine Bruzas-Quinn, 32, a dressmaker, of Vernon Terrace, Brighton, was due to appear before the city’s magistrates on Monday (12 February) charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
“Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to contact Sussex Police online, quoting serial 1160 of 10/02.”