A TEENAGER has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the chest. 

The 20-year-old victim suffered a serious injury in Pelham Street, Brighton, at about midnight last night.

Officers were called to an address in the road after a report that a man had been stabbed.

The Argus:

An air ambulance was also called, which landed at The Level park nearby. 

The victim had suffered a chest injury and was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition. 

An 18-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm with intent. He remains in custody for questioning.

The Argus:

Detective Inspector Simon Morgan said: “We are carrying out fast-time enquiries to establish the circumstances of what has taken place.

“Understandably, this incident may cause concern to the local community and residents can expect to see a visible police presence while our work at the scene is ongoing.

“It is believed that the victim and suspect may be known to each other and there is nothing to suggest any threat to the wider community at this stage.

The Argus:

“Thank you to local residents for your patience and understanding as our work in the area continues.

“Anyone with information, or who witnessed anything that may assist with our investigation, is urged to report it to us online or by calling 101, quoting 1715 of 19/07.”

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