Man attacked by woman in early morning assault in Eastbourne

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted by a woman in Eastbourne.

The early morning attack happened in Devonshire Place when the man in his twenties suffered scratch marks as he walked home following a night out.

Police say that the man was assaulted by a woman, who was white and in her mid to late twnties, at arouond 4am on Sunday, November 25.

Detective Constable Jamie Pooley, of East Sussex CID, said: “I am keen to identify any witnesses who can help us establish what occurred.

“I am particularly keen to trace a taxi driver who was approached by the woman at around the time of the incident and I would also like to hear from a local resident who is believed to have leaned out of a nearby window to verbally intervene.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 quoting serial 0347 of 25 November.. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111