A TEENAGER is in a serious condition after being stabbed three times in Brighton city centre.

The 18-year-old victim was attacked in Trafalgar Street, Brighton.

The victim suffered stab wounds to an arm, one to his shoulder and the other in the back.

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment and is currently in a serious but not life-threatening condition.

Police arrested two boys aged 15 and 16 at a nearby address shortly afterwards on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and are currently in custody.

The incident happened at 6.43pm on Tuesday.

Detective Sergeant Helen Paine of Sussex Police urged witnesses to contact her.

Use the eform at sussex.police.uk/appealresponse or by calling 101, quoting serial 1243 of November 21.