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Man sentenced to spend time in hospital after car park stabbing in Quartz Way, The Meads

A man has been sentenced to time in hospital after police were called to a car park stabbing.

Officers were sent to Quartz Way, The Meads, near Sittingbourne, at about 4.45pm on August 13 last year.

Police and forensics in the car park next to The Jenny Wren pub near Sittingbourne
Police and forensics in the car park next to The Jenny Wren pub near Sittingbourne

A man was airlifted to hospital after being stabbed while sitting in his car.

Shane Andrews was charged with grievous bodily harm and four counts of having a knife in a public place.

The 22-year-old appeared at Maidstone Crown Court on Friday, July 3, and pleaded guilty to all charges.

He was then sentenced to a hospital order under Section 37 of the Mental Health Act.

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