Crowborough man charged with attempted murder

An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder for another man in Crowborough.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 5:13 pm

Harry Leitch, who is unemployed and from Sussex View Close, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on March 25, charged with the attempted murder of a 39-year-old man at that address on March 23, police say.

According to police, the victim sustained several stabbing injuries and was airlifted to hospital in London where he is in a serious but stable condition.

Polce say Leitch was remanded in custody for an initial appearance at Lewes Crown Court on April 22. A 37-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm was interviewed and released on police bail until April 21.

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