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Pedestrian attacked by motorist in Hastings

09 Aug, 2018 13:37 News Witness Appeals

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Hastings.

Detectives are seeking witnesses after a pedestrian was assaulted while walking along Middle Street at 7.45pm on Sunday (July 22). A car stopped and someone got out, punched the pedestrian, before getting back in the car and driving off.

Several members of the public went to his aid and officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and who went to help. The victim, a 21-year-old local man, has been left with a broken jaw.

The suspect is described as a white man, with blonde short hair, medium build about 5ft8 in height, wearing shorts and a T-shirt.

Investigator Leah Yoshida said: "This was an unprovoked attack in broad daylight and many people went to help the victim. Anyone who knows anything or can help is asked to contact us online quoting serial 1284 of 22/07."



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