Man escapes knife attack with minor scratches

Posted On 24 Nov 2014 at 3:23 pm

A man has been arrested after an attack in Hove in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The victim, a 38-year-old man from Hove, was walking northwards on Osbourne Villas around 3.30am on Sunday (November 23) when he was approached by a man who tried to stab him with a knife.

He received minor scratches, but was shocked and shaken by the attack.

A 47-year-old man from Hove was arrested on suspicion of affray and GBH with intent. He has been bailed until December 10 while investigations continue.

Anyone who saw what happened or has any information is asked to contact police on quoting serial 208 of 23/11.

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