Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing in Shoreham

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed multiple times at a property on Shoreham Beach last night (Tuesday, September 4).

Police at the scene
Police at the scene

A 32-year-old man handed himself into a police station in Slough, Berkshire, at lunchtime on Wednesday (5 September), confirmed police.

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

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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.

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.”