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Four arrested after stabbing in Folkestone

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Original article from Kent Live

Four people have been arrested following a stabbing in Folkestone.

One man was taken to hospital with a stab injury following the incident last night (June 15), said Kent Police.

The stabbing is the second violent incident in recent days reported in the town.

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Last week police appealed for information about an assault outside a pub on Beach Street.

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Four people have been arrested in connection with the stabbing on Tuesday including a 41-year-old man from Folkestone, and two 16-year-old boys, from Thornton Heath, London, and Croydon respectively.

They were arrested on suspicion of assault and remain in custody as enquiries continue.

A spokesman for Kent Police said: "Shortly after 6.30pm on June 15 a Kent Police PCSO on patrol in Folkestone witnessed an altercation outside a property in Dover Road.

"South East Coast Ambulance attended and a man was taken to hospital with injuries consistent with a stab wound."

Alongside the 41-year-old and the two teenagers, a 26-year-old woman from Folkestone was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and remains in custody as enquiries continue.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/103297/21.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111 or using the anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org

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