UPDATE: Police tape off Eastbourne road after stabbing near shopping centre

A man was stabbed outside the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne earlier this morning (May 7).

Sunday, 7th May 2017, 4:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:04 pm
Police are investigating a stabbing outside the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup.

Police taped off part of Longstone Road, between the entrance to the centre’s car park and the junction with Tideswell Road, following the incident at 11.30am.

Forensic officers have been carrying out investigations in the area this afternoon.

A police spokesman said: “Sussex Police is investigating an incident where a man received stab wounds in the Longstone Road area at about 11.30am this morning.”

Police are investigating a stabbing outside the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup.

Anyone with any information is asked to cotact 101 quoting reference 499 07/05/2017.

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Police are investigating a stabbing outside the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup.
Police are investigating a stabbing outside the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup.
Police are investigating a stabbing outside the Arndale Centre in Eastbourne. Photo by Dan Jessup.