SEAFORD: Christmas Day attack appeal

The Trek nightclub
The Trek nightclub

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man’s jaw was broken in an unprovoked attack in Seaford.

A 27-year-old was punched in the head while dancing near the stage area in the Trek nightclub in Blatchington Road.

The victim was taken to the Eastbourne DGH and an operation was carried out on his jaw.

The incident took place in the early hours of Christmas Day at around 1am.

Following extensive enquiries in the area investigating officers are now appealing for any information from the public which might help them to identify the offender.

Detective Constable Richard Holder of Lewes District CID said, “This attack appears to have been completely unprovoked and left the victim with a nasty injury over the Christmas and New Year period.

“We would like to hear from anyone who was in the nightclub at the time of the incident.”

Anyone with information can call Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting serial 697 of 25/12.