Man held after Brighton woman seriously hurt in stabbing

Posted On 29 Mar 2015 at 10:11 am

A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed several times in Bevendean in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 28 March).

A 30-year-old man from Brighton has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, Sussex Police said.

The force said: “The alarm was raised at 12.08am when a neighbour entered a property in Meadowview and discovered a quantity of blood.

“Around the same time a 19-year-old woman who was suffering from multiple stab wounds, got on to a bus close by.

“The man was arrested after being spotted by a member of the public and a passing off-duty police officer in Coombe Road around 4.10pm on Saturday.

“The woman injured in the attack remains in a serious but stable condition in the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.”

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