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Double stabbing near Bouverie Place Shopping Centre in Folkestone sees two arrested


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Two young men have been stabbed in an attack near a town centre shopping complex.

Police were called to Middelburg Square, Folkestone, near Bouverie Place Shopping Centre at 8pm.

Two young men have been stabbed near Bouverie Place Shopping Centre in Folkestone Picture: UKNIP/SL
Two young men have been stabbed near Bouverie Place Shopping Centre in Folkestone Picture: UKNIP/SL
Two young men have been stabbed near Bouverie Place Shopping Centre in Folkestone Picture: UKNIP/SL
Two young men have been stabbed near Bouverie Place Shopping Centre in Folkestone Picture: UKNIP/SL

Two teenagers from Ramsgate, aged 14 and 15 have been arrested in connection with the assualt and remain in custody while inquiries at the scene continue.

It is believed that the victims and the suspects are known to each other.

Photos from the scene show two young men in handcuffs with armed officers standing guard.

A spokesman for Kent Police said: "Officers are currently in attendance and two other males have been arrested in connection with the incident.

"Inquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing."

Anyone who witnessed the assault or has any information regarding it should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/94188/22.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.

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