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Witnesses sought after group attacked in Brighton city centre

29 Dec, 2017 08:34 News Witness Appeals

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on several men and women, aged 18 to 35, who were attacked in North Street, Brighton on Friday, 15 December.

The victims were in the area of Burger King when the assault by a group of young women took place between 0.30am and 1.10am.

Detective Constable Thomas Duffy, investigating, said: "I am keen to speak with anyone who was approached by these women or assaulted while outside or near to Burger King that morning."

A 21-year-old woman from Hove was arrested on suspicion of assault and later released under investigation.

Also arrested on suspicion of assault and of possessing cannabis was a 28-year-old man of no fixed address. He was released under investigation but then re-arrested as being wanted on recall to prison.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to send details online or phone 101, quoting serial 38 of 15/12. Alternatively, please visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.




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