Man in Custody Over Stabbing at Brighton McDonald’s

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A 19-year-old man is being held in custody after a teenager was stabbed in Mcdonald’s, London Road, yesterday evening (Tuesday 17th January).

Police were called to the fast food restaurant at 4:51 pm on Tuesday evening after calls reporting that a young man had been stabbed in full view of families eating their meals.

The 18-year-old victim is currently recovering from serious injuries at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

The suspect, who has not been named, was arrested in Brighton at 6:30 pm yesterday after police warned the public that a man armed with a knife was on the run.

He is being held on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, and is still being questioned by police.

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Picture by Charlie Smith

Police are calling for any witnesses who have not yet spoken with an officer to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 1021 of 17/01.

 

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