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Victim of Birchington stabbing in stable condition in hospital in London

The victim of a stabbing near a Christmas fair yesterday remains in a stable condition in hospital, police have confirmed.

The injured man was taken to a London hospital by air ambulance following the incident in Crescent Road in Birchington on Sunday.

Police dog handler at the scene in Crescent Road, Birchington on Sunday. Picture: Chris Davey.
Police dog handler at the scene in Crescent Road, Birchington on Sunday. Picture: Chris Davey.

Officers were called to the scene shortly after 2pm with witnesses saying the area - just yards from the town's Christmas fair - was "swarming with police".

Part of the area around the junction with Station Road and Eastfield Road was cordoned off.

Police spokesman James Walker said a man arrested remains in custody.

"Our inquiries are ongoing and there have been no further arrests," he added.

The stabbing is understood to be an isolated incident and not connected to the village's Christmas celebrations.

Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference 08-0797.

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