Sussex

St Leonards stabbing: Man charged with attempted murder

Forensic officer at the scene Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption Forensics officers worked into the night investigating the scene

A man has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after three men were stabbed in East Sussex.

A 46-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital with life-threatening injuries following the incident in Church Road, St Leonards.

Two other men, aged 57 and 22, are understood to have suffered less serious stab wounds. The stabbings happened at about 13:00 GMT on Monday.

Keiran Keyte, 34, of Michelson Close, St Leonards, is due in court later.

The 22-year-old victim was originally arrested on suspicion of murder, but was later de-arrested.

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