Police are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old man from Eastbourne was assaulted near the Curzon Cinema in Langney Road early on Sunday September 6.
Officers were flagged down at around 2.50am by taxi staff who said there were issues between some men outside the taxi rank.
The victim made himself known to police and was taken to hospital by officers. He was treated for a mouth injury and has now been discharged.
A 19-year-old man from Eastbourne was later arrested on suspicion of inflicting GBH with intent and common assault. He has been released on bail until October 10.
PC Glen Saunders said, “Despite the early hour, we believe that there were still a lot of people in the area.
“If you saw something suspicious please either email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101 quoting reference 0205 of 06/09.”
Witnesses can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at Text to display
3) Follow us on Twitter @Eastbournenews
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Eastbourne Herald - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.