Seaford woman arrested after man stabbed in the back

A SEAFORD woman has been arrested after a man was stabbed at a Seaford home

The 48-year old woman was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after police were called by the ambulance service to Firle Close just after 11pm on Saturday.

A 57-year old man was taken from the address to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with a stab wound to the back. Police say his condition is serious but stable and not life threatening. The woman was not injured

The couple are known to each other and live at the same address.

Last night, the woman was formally released from police custody for the time being, but was taken to secure hospital accommodation for assessment over the coming weeks.