13 and 14 Year Olds Arrested Over Brighton Street Attack

Police say a 31 year old man sustained facial injuries after being set upon in North Street in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a night-time street attack in Brighton.

The victim, a 31-year old Brighton man, was attacked in North Street, Brighton between 12.15am and 12.30am on Sunday (8 October) while walking home from an evening out and sustained a swollen jaw, fat lip, cuts to nose and the area around his eyes.

Nothing was stolen.
Two 14-year old boys, one from Hove and one from Brighton, and a 13-year-old boy from Hove, were arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm. After being interviewed they were released under investigation.

PC Gemma Parsons said; "Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police online or call 101, quoting serial 46 of 08/10."

Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org). 

 

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