Kent

Broadstairs stabbing: Jade Bennett detained

An 18-year-old woman has been detained for six years in a young offenders institution after admitting attempting to murder a 20-year-old in Kent.

Jade Kirsty Bennett, of Addiscombe Gardens, Margate, who originally denied the charge, pleaded guilty at a hearing at Maidstone Crown Court.

The victim was stabbed in a fight between the two women in Granville Road, Broadstairs, on 19 January.

She was airlifted to hospital in London for treatment to her injuries.

Police temporarily closed Granville Road, Granville Avenue and adjacent alleyways while the incident was investigated and a knife was recovered from the area.

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