Update: Man arrested over McDonald’s stabbing

The scene of the stabbing in London Road SUS-170118-095549001
The scene of the stabbing in London Road SUS-170118-095549001

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with a stabbing in London Road, Brighton.

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the McDonald’s restaurant at 4.51pm yesterday (January 17). An 18-year-old man was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, suffering from serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

A 19-year-old man was arrested at an address in Brighton at 6.30pm, on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. Police said he is currently in custody for interview and further enquiries.

Any witnesses who have not spoken to officers at the scene or who may recognise the description of the suspect are asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 1021 of 17/01.