Teen, 17, stabbed to death and boy, 16, arrested in horror ‘murder’ in Brighton | The Sun

COPS in Brighton have arrested a teen on suspicion of murder after a 17-year-old was stabbed to death.

The horror murder took place at around 5pm yesterday on the busy main street in Brighton city-centre.

The 17-year-old was taken to hospital by the ambulance service, where he was sadly pronounced dead. 

His next of kin have been informed. 

Cops arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of murder after an "extensive search". He remains in custody. 

Detective Superintendent Andy Wolstenholme, of the Surrey & Sussex Major Crime Team, said: “This is a tragic incident in which a young man has lost his life and we understand the community will be shocked and alarmed.

“A suspect is in custody and a fast-moving investigation is underway to establish exactly what happened and why.

"While we do so, there will be an increased police presence in the area for some time.  

“This incident took place in the centre of the city at a peak time. Officers have already spoken with many witnesses, but we would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, or saw a man dressed in black leaving the area who hasn’t yet provided details to the police.”

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