A young woman was attacked and assaulted in Old Town on Sunday evening.
The woman was walking close to Longland Road Rec when, she told police, she was attacked by a man.
She fought back and managed to run away but suffered a fat lip and bruised face.
A warning has been placed on Facebook by the woman urging women to be on their guard.
“Girls please do be careful and don’t walk round on your own you may not be as lucky or as strong as me,” said the woman.
Sussex Police has confirmed officers are investigating the incident.
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