A woman and two children are in hospital after a suspected poisoning.

The 38-year-old woman and two children aged 9 and 13 were found inside a home and taken to hospital yesterday morning.

Sussex Police said they remain in hospital in a serious but stable condition.


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A woman has been arrested on suspicion of administering a noxious substance/poison to cause injury following the incident in Hunters Way, Uckfield.

A force spokesman said: “We are not searching for anyone else in relation to this investigation.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and a heightened police presence is anticipated in the area at this time. This is being treated as an isolated incident with no threat to the wider community.”