Sussex

Man arrested after Shoreham woman stabbed several times

Liam Hanley Image copyright Sussex Police
Image caption Earlier police said they wanted to question Liam Hanley, 32, on suspicion of attempted murder

A man has been arrested after a woman was stabbed several times.

She was found with multiple knife wounds in Sussex Wharf in Shoreham, West Sussex, at about 20:15 BST on Tuesday.

The 36-year-old was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton in a serious but not life-threatening condition.

Earlier police said they wanted to question Liam Hanley, 32, on suspicion of attempted murder.

Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption Armed officers were deployed to Sussex Wharf, Shoreham, at about 20:15 BST on Tuesday
Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption Sussex Police said they are treating the incident as attempted murder

In a statement Sussex Police confirmed a 32-year-old man went into a police station in Slough, Berkshire.

He was detained on suspicion of attempted murder and taken into custody.

Det Insp 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."

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