Brighton man’s eye socket and cheek broken in savage seafront attack

Posted On 29 Apr 2015 at 11:25 am

Police in Brighton are seeking witnesses to a violent seafront incident which left a man with facial fractures.

At about 5am on Monday there was an altercation between two men on the Lower Esplanade outside the Club Wahkiki.

One of the men, a 24-year old from Brighton, sustained fractured cheek bones and a fractured eye socket, for which he received treatment at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. He is due to be discharged today.

A 25-year old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, and was later released on police bail until 3 June while enquiries continue.

Detective Constable James Botting said; “If you saw what happened or have any other information, please contact us via 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101, quoting serial 132 of 27/4. You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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