A 15-year-old boy was stabbed in King’s Road, Brighton in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 27 August).
Sussex Police said: “Emergency services were called at around 2.10am and after treatment by paramedics the victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
“Two men were arrested by police officers near by – one by Pavilion Gardens, the other near Jubilee Street.
“An 18-year-old man from Brighton was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and currently remains in police custody.
“A 28-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place. He also remains in custody at this time.”
Detective Constable Rowan Carter said: “We would very much like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and who saw something suspicious.
“It was a fast-moving investigation at the scene and so even if you spoke to officers in the early hours, we’d still like you to get in touch to ensure we have all of your information that could help.”
Witnesses are asked to phone Sussex Police on 101, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).
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