Eight bailed over Pavilion Gardens stabbing

Posted On 22 Sep 2014 at 7:16 am

Eight people arrested over the stabbing of a man in Pavilion Gardens on Saturday have been released on police bail.

The gardens were cordoned off by the entrance to Brighton Museum on Saturday while forensic officers combed the area.

It followed a fight at5.40am morning when three local men walking through the gardens were set upon by a large group of teenagers in the vicinity of the cafe.

One of the men sustained a puncture wound to his back, thought to be caused by a knife.

He has received hospital treatment for the injury and been released.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the gardens at that time.

Detective sergeant Simon Dunn said: “We are keen to speak to anyone in the area who witnessed the fight involving a number of people close to the museum entrance within the grounds of the gardens.

“Anyone with information or saw what happened is asked to contact police on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 324 of 20/9. Alternatively, they can contact crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Five boys, two men and one girl have been arrested of a variety of offences including GBH and robbery. They have been bailed while investigations continue.


  1. Rolivan Reply

    How times have changed I remember when I was about 19 and out with a group of mates and getting stopped by a Bobby and asked what we were doing out at midnight and here it would seen at least 5 “boys” are out at 5 am.

  2. kirt Reply

    too many stabbings in brighton

    used to be wasted people on shrooms walking around at 5am not kids with knives

    safer in hove

    • jimbo noota Reply


      we are a city of free spirits

      not knife wielding yobs

      bet they were from portslade or worthing!

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