REGIONAL: Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after woman stabbed multiple times

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed multiple times at a property in Shoreham last night.

Wednesday, 5th September 2018, 2:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th September 2018, 2:47 pm

A 32-year-old man handed himself into a police station in Slough at lunchtime on Wednesday, confirmed police.

He has been detained on suspicion of attempted murder and taken into custody, police said.

Officers were called to a property on Sussex Wharf on Shoreham Beach around 8.15pm last night to a report a woman had been stabbed multiple times.

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A 36-year-old woman was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in a serious but not life threatening condition, said police.

Residents on the Beach reported numerous police cars at Sussex Wharf, with a search helicopter circling overhead.

Detective Inspector Chris Leech said: '˜A man has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a woman in Shoreham.

'˜We would like to thank the public and media for their assistance in this investigation.'