Violent incident in St Leonards-on-Sea

Witnesses sought as police investigate violent incident in St Leonards-on-Sea

Six people, all known to each other, were arrested on suspicion of affray following a violent incident in St Paul’s Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, in which two men, aged 18 and 26, sustained knife wounds.

The incident, reported to police at around 7.40pm on Sunday (22 January), is now being investigated. Two of those arrested required hospital treatment for their injuries.

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All six people arrested have been bailed to various dates in February while enquiries continue.

They are a 16-year-old girl from Sidcup, Kent; a 21-year-old man from Wood Green, London N8; an 18-year-old man from London N11; a 25-year-old man from Southwater Road, St Leonards; a 26-year-old man from Bohemia Road, St Leonards, and a 38-year-old man from Bexhill-on-Sea.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to report it here, quoting serial 1050 of 22/01.

Rye’s Own Bulletin Wednesday 25 January 2017