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Police in Bradstone Road, Folkestone after stabbing

Police have swooped on a property in Folkestone after a man was stabbed.

The drama broke out in Bradstone Road just after 11pm on Friday.

The scene of the reported stabbing in Bradstone Road, Folkestone (22914069) Photo UKNIP
The scene of the reported stabbing in Bradstone Road, Folkestone (22914069) Photo UKNIP

One man has been stabbed and taken to hospital; the attacker is still at large.

A witness said the victim had been stabbed in the neck and that they had to carry out first aid before the arrival of paramedics.

"The lad who has been stabbed is about 18 years old. I found him in my flat and had to hold his neck together," they added.

Police in Bradstone Road, Folkestone. Photo UKNIP (22916051)
Police in Bradstone Road, Folkestone. Photo UKNIP (22916051)

The location is very close to New Street, where ten people were arrested by police armed with tasers after an attempted robbery in the early hours of Thursday.

Police in Bradstone Road, Folkestone. Photo UKNIP (22916051)
Police in Bradstone Road, Folkestone. Photo UKNIP (22916051)

A total of 11 people have subsequently been charged with drugs offences.

There is a large police presence at the scene (22914071) Photo UKNIP
There is a large police presence at the scene (22914071) Photo UKNIP
Bradstone Road in Folkestone (22914073) Photo UKNIP
Bradstone Road in Folkestone (22914073) Photo UKNIP

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