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Man in hospital following stabbing in Dymchurch


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A man has been arrested and another is in hospital following a stabbing overnight.

Police officers and special forensic teams are in Dymchurch on Romney Marsh today carrying out searches following the attack at 12.55am.

Forensic teams are in Dymchurch following the attack
Forensic teams are in Dymchurch following the attack

Police were called to the High Street near the junction with Orgarswick Avenue by ambulance crews after a man sitting in a car was seen with serious injuries consistent with stab wounds.

The victim, aged in his 20s, was taken to a London hospital and remains in a stable condition.

Following enquiries, officers arrested a 29-year-old man from Dymchurch in connection with assault and he was taken into custody.

The two men are understood to be known to each other.

This morning, the car park in Orgarswick Avenue was taped off and forensic vehicles were parked nearby.

Police are searching the area today
Police are searching the area today
Officers are also attending a house as part of the investigation
Officers are also attending a house as part of the investigation

A house opposite the car park was also attended by officers, and searches are being carried out in the surrounding areas.

Detectives are now appealing for anyone who saw or heard the incident to get in contact.

Part of the car park was cordoned off by police
Part of the car park was cordoned off by police
Police continue to search the area
Police continue to search the area

Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/6965/22.

Anyone with information can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 55511 or complete the online form on their website.

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