Sussex Police Appeals for Witnesses

Appeal

We are appealing for witnesses after a woman suffered multiple injuries following an assault in Hastings.
On Friday the 27th  December a woman in her 30s climbed the steps accessed from Exmouth Place in the Old Town which leads to the West Hill. She has then gone and sat on the second to last bench at the top of the hill.
Around 9.30pm a man approached the woman from behind and assaulted her. She suffered multiple facial and abdominal injuries after being punched and kicked by the suspect, who was described as a man with long hair.
The victim was taken to Conquest Hospital, Hastings, for treatment.
Police attended the location and conducted an area search but the suspect was not found.
Anyone with information or who saw a man acting suspiciously in this area at this time please call 101 quoting 1369 of 27/12.

Appeal

We are appealing for witnesses to a large fight in Bexhill on Saturday the 21st December.
Officers were called to London Road at 2:10am to reports of an altercation involving a group of around 20 people outside The Town House pub.
Five people suffered head injuries in the incident – one of which is serious – and one person suffered a broken arm. Three men have been arrested in connection with the fight.
An 18-year-old man from Bexhill was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of a Class B drug, assault of an emergency worker, and criminal damage. He has been released on police bail until January 17, 2020.
A 24-year-old man from Bexhill was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. He has been released on police bail until January 17, 2020.
A 19-year-old man from Bexhill was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. He has been released on police bail until January 17, 2020.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have any further information, is asked to call 101 quoting serial 139 of 21/12.


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