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. (1)

Picture by Charlie Smith

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


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