Do you recognise youths suspected of attacking student in Brighton?

Posted On 28 Mar 2014 at 12:26 pm

CCTV images have been published showing youths suspected of carrying out an attack on a student in Brighton which left him with a broken jaw.

Sussex Police urged the youths to come forward or anyone who recognises them to contact detectives.

The student, a 20-year-old Italian who lives in Hove, was on a night out with his girlfriend when he was attacked in Air Street, Brighton, near the Clock Tower.

The Brighton University student was walking to a bus stop with his girlfriend when they were confronted by a group of men and women at about 4am on Saturday 15 March.

CCTV Air Street attack on student 201403One of the men began talking to the victim before another punched the student in the face outside Evans Cycles.

The victim suffered a broken jaw and had to go to Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment.

Detective Constable Kerri Bartup said: “We need to speak to each of the people in the CCTV footage about what happened to see what they saw and heard.

“This was an unprovoked attack while the victim was trying to get home with his girlfriend.

“If you recognise any of the men in these pictures or know where they are, please contact me.”

Anyone with information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101, email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

  1. Mr Smith Reply

    has this not yet been solved i would suspect any one that saw the images and knew them would have the decency to report it to the police dial 101 and let them know if your a friend of theirs whats stopping you ? .. just a thought it was a Student attacked in a vicious attack that broke a jaw bone ” you have friends like that and you protect them WOW ” if you want to do it anonymously dial Crime stoppers 0800555111 it a very quick and easy thing to do look at the photos again and do something to stop Brightons reputation of a “student bashing city coming back

  2. Mr Smith Reply

    has this not yet been solved i would suspect any one that saw the images and knew them would have the decency to report it to the police dial 101 and let them know if your a friend of theirs whats stopping you ? .. just a thought it was a Student attacked in a vicious attack that broke a jaw bone ” you have friends like that and you protect them WOW ” if you want to do it anonymously dial Crime stoppers 0800555111 it a very quick and easy thing to do look at the photos again and do something to stop Brightons reputation of a “student bashing city coming back

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