Appeal for information after suspected knife attack in Hastings
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Police are appealing for witnesses following an attack in Malvern Way, Hastings around 3.30pm on Thursday (25 November).
The victim, a 24-year-old man, was taken to hospital with wounds consistent of being stabbed with a sharp implement.
It’s thought the victim was there to meet the suspect before he was attacked.
Officers secured the scene around 3.35pm and were providing reassurance to the local community.
Police are keen to identify a black teenage man with a cornrows style hairstyle.
A search was conducted at an address in Hastings but no one was present.
Detective Inspector Sophie McGarel, said: “We appreciate this is a distressing incident for the local community, but I’d like to offer reassurance that we are treating it as an isolated incident involving two people known to each other, with no threat to the wider public.
“We would urge anyone who lives in the area who has a video doorbell footage or information which could help officers with our investigation to come forward.”
If you have information or video footage report it to police online or call 101 quoting serial number 896 of 25/11.
Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, visit the website or call 0800 555 111.