BREAKING: Man seriously ill after gang attack in Eastbourne

A Polish man has been left with serious head injuries after being attacked by a gang in Eastbourne town centre at the weekend.

Monday, 10th April 2017, 12:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:50 pm

The attack on the man, who is in his 40s, happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police have launched an investigation after the man suffered what police say was serious head and abdominal injuries.

He was assaulted, say police, by a group of people in the Langney Road area.

Officers attended shortly after 5am after paramedics responded to a call to help the man.

The air ambulance was also called.

The man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment.

Meanwhile police enquiries to find out what happened are continuing.

Anyone who may have relevant information is asked to report it online at, quoting Operation Whistler.

Alternatively they can email details to [email protected], contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 ( or call 101.