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Three arrested following stabbing in Week Street, Maidstone

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Maidstone town centre.

At around 6.55pm officers were called by paramedics to a report of a man with injuries consistent with a stab wound, in Week Street at its junction with the High Street. (Wed Feb 3)

The scene as forensics worked on Week Street after a stabbing
The scene as forensics worked on Week Street after a stabbing

The man received medical attention before being taken to a London hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

A second man believed to have also suffered injuries left the scene before the emergency services arrived, but was later located by investigators.

Two men, aged 49 and 23, were later arrested at a Maidstone address on suspicion of attempted murder.

A third man, aged 43 and from Maidstone, was also arrested in Week Street in connection with the incident.

It is believed the victim and the suspects were known to each other.

Investigators are continuing to urge witnesses or anybody with information, to call the appeal line on 01622 604100, quoting crime reference 46/18433/21.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or by using the anonymous online form.

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