Hove man stabbed in Goldstone Villas flat

Goldstone Villas
Image caption Police said the suspect left the flat in Goldstone Villas before officers arrived

A man is being treated in hospital after being stabbed in the chest at a flat in East Sussex.

Sussex Police said the 36-year-old was attacked in Goldstone Villas, Hove, shortly after midnight.

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital with a wound to his chest. Police said he was in a stable condition.

The suspect left the flat before police arrived. He had a shaven head and was not wearing a shirt, police said.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "The attack happened inside the property and we believe the victim knew his attacker."

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