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A girl and two kids, aged 9 and 13, have been taken to hospital after a suspected poisoning assault at a house in Sussex.

The 38-year-old girl and two kids are mentioned to be in a critical however secure situation following the “isolated incident” in Hunters Way in Uckfield on Thursday morning.

A girl has been arrested on suspicion of administering a noxious or toxic substance to trigger damage.

A Sussex Police spokesperson mentioned: “While their conditions remain serious, they are currently in a stable state. A woman has been arrested on suspicion of administering a noxious substance / poison to cause injury.

“We are not searching for anyone else in relation to this investigation.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and a heightened police presence is anticipated in the area at this time. This is being treated as an isolated incident with no threat to the wider community.”

The incident has shocked the area people.

Uckfield is city in east Sussex with a poulation of round 15,000 individuals which websites between Brighton, Eastbourne and Tunbridge Wells. Hunters Way is an property of huge indifferent houses in a north west space of the city. House costs had been a mean £375,000 final yr, based on Rightmove.

Dan Manvell, councillor for the city’s north ward, informed The Independent: “It is obviously something which doesn’t usually happen in Uckfield. Nothing more than low level antisocial behaviour occurs here, so this is worrying.

“It looks like an isolated incident but I’m sure it is upsetting for all those involved, including the family. I hope they get better soon.”

A spokesperson for South East Coast Ambulance Service mentioned they didn’t touch upon call-outs to personal addresses.

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