Woman, 37, beaten and stabbed in Brighton

Posted On 30 Dec 2016 at 11:33 am

A woman has been beaten and stabbed in an attack at the traveller site on the edge of Brighton, Sussex Police said this morning (Friday 30 December).

The 37-year-old woman suffered bruising to her face and a stab wound to her left buttock.

Police are trying to trace a 35-year-old man after the violent row at the Horsdean site in St Michael’s Way, Patcham.

Sussex Police said: “Police are seeking witnesses to an incident at Horsdean … in which a 37-year-old woman was stabbed and beaten during an argument.

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“It happened outside sometime overnight on Tuesday (27 December) and Wednesday (28 December) and left the victim with facial bruising and a stab wound to her left buttock.

“The suspect, a 35-year-old man who is known to her, is believed to have fled to London.

“Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is urged to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 77 of 27/12.

“It is also possible to pass information online https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal.

“Alternatively details can be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers, telephone 0800 555111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).”

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