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Two arrests after man stabbed in Radnor Park, Folkestone

By KentOnline reporter

Two men have been arrested in a town centre park after a man was stabbed nearby.

Police descended on Radnor Park in Folkestone after the alleged knife attack in Sandgate Road at 3.30pm.

A spokesman said: "Kent Police was called to a report of a disturbance in Sandgate Road in Folkestone at 3.28pm on Wednesday 4 October 2017.

Police at Radnor Park in Folkestone. Picture: @monsieurijh
Police at Radnor Park in Folkestone. Picture: @monsieurijh

"Officers attended the scene where a man was found to have an injury consistent with a stab wound.

"He has been taken to a local hospital for treatment.

"Following a search of the area, two men were arrested in connection with the incident.

"They remain in custody while enquiries are ongoing."

Three police cars were spotted at the scene, but officers are now thought to have left.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said paramedics were called to an incident outside a shop in Sandgate Road.

They added: "We responded to reports of an assault and one patient injured.

"We sent one ambulance car and one ambulance crew.

"He suffered a wound under his arm. He was treated at the scene and taken to the William Harvey Hospital [in Ashford].

"It doesn't suggest any life-threatening injuries. But the injury was serious enough to warrant hospital treatment."

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