Man injured in Willingdon incident

Photo by Claire Brickley
Photo by Claire Brickley

Emergency services including an air ambulance were called to an incident in Willingdon this afternoon (Monday).

Police were called to a house in Gorringe Drive just before midday, where a 79-year-old man living there had suffered cuts to his body and an arm.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said he was taken by road ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where his condition is currently assessed as serious but not life-threatening.

They added nobody has been arrested and police are not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.

A spokesperson for Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance said the helicopter was called to an ‘accidental injury’ at 11.28am.