A murder probe has been launched after a man was stabbed to death following an argument in the street in broad daylight.

The 35-year-old victim died at the scene in Gillingham, Kent, yesterday afternoon.

No one has been arrested and police are searching the area for a murder weapon.

A spokesman for Kent Police said: "Emergency services were called to Fox Street at 1.10pm on Friday (December 20) where a 35-year-old man was declared dead at the scene.

"He had suffered injuries consistent with being stabbed after reportedly being involved in an argument in the street with another man.

"A post-mortem examination is due to be held later today (December)."

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A murder probe has been launched

The spokesman added: "Officers remain at the scene carrying out enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident and to locate the person believed responsible.

"They are also searching the area for any weapons that may have been discarded.

"There have been no arrests.

The man died at the scene of the stabbing on Friday afternoon

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"Anyone who witnessed the incident or who saw or heard two men arguing is urged to call 101 quoting reference 20-0860.

"Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555111 or via the online form at   www.crimestoppers-uk.org  ."

A member of staff at the nearby Monarch pub told Kent Online yesterday:  "We're just in here behind closed doors at the moment, I couldn't say how many police are out there at the moment.