Attempted murder arrest made following Hailsham stabbing

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Hailsham, on Sunday (28 October).

Police 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. He was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, where he underwent surgery. He is in a serious condition.

A 37-year-old Hastings woman was detained nearby. She was also arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer. She remains in custody for questioning.

The couple are known to each other.

Image: Dan Jessup.

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