BREAKING: Man stabbed outside Eastbourne bar

Emergency services were called to a two vehicle accident in Laburnum Grove earlier

Emergency services were called to a two vehicle accident in Laburnum Grove earlier

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed outside an Eastbourne bar last night (Wednesday, February 1).

Officers were called to Sovereign Harbour where a man was found with neck wounds after being attacked by another man armed with a knife at around 11.47pm, police said.

The 38-year-old was taken to the Conquest Hospital in St Leonards with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers arrested a local man, 28, on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He has since been bailed until March 17 pending further inquiry.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have other relevant information is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 1513 of 01/02.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk).