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Man suffers ‘three inch’ stab wound after ‘friends’ fight in coffee shop

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Original article from Kent Live

A man reportedly suffered a "three-inch" stab wound to his leg following a fight between friends in a coffee shop in Hythe.

Emergency services rushed to Hythe town centre this afternoon (June 5) following an incident in the High Street.

Kent Police has confirmed that an assault took place just after 1pm.

The force said the incident occurred inside a premises and that a man was taken to hospital with injuries consistent with a stab wound.

The incident is believed to have taken place at Sunshine Coffee Shop and Restaurant.

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The manager of the restaurant opposite, a separate business called Sunshine Meze, BBQ, Wine and Cocktail Bar, told KentLive he believed the stabbing happened after a fight between friends.

Erdam Gunur said: "It involved two friends from Folkestone. They weren't customers – they just know the people in the coffee shop.

"The had a fight with each other and one of them ended up grabbing a knife.

Police questioning people outside the restaurant in Hythe

"He stabbed him in the leg and he's been taken to hospital.

"It was between friends – they were work friends. Chefs in Folkestone.

"The one who was stabbed had a three-inch wound in the leg but he's going to be fine.

"I think the police are still looking for the other guy."

Kent Police also confirmed the victim suffered leg injuries, which are not thought to be life threatening.

The force added that the incident involved two people known to each other, but that no arrests have been made as yet.

The spokesman added: "Officers are at the scene and are carrying out enquiries."

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