A man in his 40s is critically ill in hospital after being assaulted in Eastbourne town centre.
Police officers are currently at the scene of the attack in Seaside Road. The area outside Chan’s Dimsum restaurant has been cordoned off and officers have launched an investigation.
It is believed a group of street drinkers were involved in an altercation with one of them suffering a serious head injury. Emergency services were called and the man was taken to Hurstwood Park Neurological Hospital.