Kent

Herne Bay stabbing: Three people arrested

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Image caption The suspected assault happened on Friday afternoon

Three people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Kent.

Police were called to reports of a serious assault in Station Chine in Herne Bay, Kent, just before 16:30 GMT on Friday.

The man, in his 20s, was airlifted to a London hospital where his condition has been described as conscious and stable.

A man, 51, and two boys, aged 17 and 16, were in custody awaiting interview, Kent Police said.

Meanwhile, in a separate incident, a man, in his 20s, was airlifted to hospital from Tonbridge in Kent with injuries consistent with stab wounds.

Kent Police was alerted to the second incident at about 06:00 GMT on Saturday.

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