Witnesses and victim of Eastbourne street attack asked to contact police

Police would like to talk to witnesses to a violent incident outside a kebab shop in Eastbourne, and in particular to someone who was attacked but has not yet contacted officers.

Monday, 14th November 2016, 3:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm
Police want to hear from man who was punched

At about 2am on Tuesday (November 8) there was altercation outside the Best Kebab shop in Langney Road, Eastbourne, in which a man leaving the shop punched a passer-by, and then punched another man who came to the aid of the first victim.

PC James Gardner said, “The first man has not yet contacted police and we would like to hear from him, at least to ensure that he is safe and well. The second man was not hurt.”

If you were in the area at the time and witnessed the incident, or have any other information, please email [email protected] quoting serial 61 of 11/11.

You can also report online to https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/ or call 101.

A 25-year old Hailsham man was arrested on suspicion of common assault and causing actual bodily harm, and after being interviewed was released on police bail until December 6 while enquiries continue.

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