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Two people arrested after Tunbridge Wells stabbing still being quizzed by police
A man and a woman are still in custody being quizzed by officers after a 53-year-old man was stabbed in Tunbridge Wells.
Police were called to the railway station in Vale Road at around 5.30pm on Thursday following a report that a man had been seriously injured.
The victim, a 53 year old man from Tunbridge Wells, was flown by air ambulance to a London hospital where he was treated for a stab wound. He is now in a stable condition which is no longer believed to be life threatening.
The man in custody is a 23-year-old from East Grinstead, and the woman is 30, from Southborough. Both were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Officers from Kent Police are still at a cordoned area on the common in Vale Road, Tunbridge Wells, at the junction of London Road and Torrington Road.
The man in custody was arrested in Tunbridge Wells at 11.25pm yesterday evening. The woman was arrested at just before 6pm.
DCI Jon Clayden, from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “fficers are working to establish the exact circumstances of what happened last evening. However, if anyone saw anything suspicious or has any information which could help our investigation, then please contact us on 101, quoting reference no. CAD 19-1363.”
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