TWO men have been hospitalised following an altercation involving a knife.

Police responded to a report of an altercation involving a knife in Ninfield Road, Bexhill at 9.50pm yesterday.

A 39-year-old man suffered a knife wound to the abdomen and was taken to hospital. He has since been discharged.

A 34-year-old man from Eastbourne was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. He remains in hospital for treatment for an injury.

A spokesman from Sussex Police said: "Anyone with information or who witnessed what happened is urged to report online or call 101, quoting 1508 of 17/06."