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Two held by police in stabbing

A man and a teenage boy have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder - a 17 year old from the Rochester area and a 20 year old from the Gillingham area - after a 28 year old man suffered a suspected stab wound to his left thigh.

Arrests in Gillingham stabbing

A man and a teenage boy have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 28 year old Gillingham man was admitted to the Medway Maritime Hospital with a suspected stab wound to his left thigh.

The arrested men are a 17 year old from the Rochester area and a 20 year old from Gillingham. Police were called to Windmill Road, Gillingham, at about 2.50am on New Year’s Day following an alleged assault by a group of around seven people.

Two men were arrested nearby as paramedics attended to the injured man. The victim remains in a stable but life threatening condition.

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