Five arrested after bottles thrown during dawn brawl on Brighton seafront

Posted On 04 Jul 2019 at 11:02 am

Five men were arrested after a huge brawl broke out on Brighton seafront at dawn on Sunday.

WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS SWEARING

Bottles were thrown and two men injured during the fracas, which broke out at about 4.45am.

One of the men was taken to hospital with deep cuts to his thigh and wrist.

A police spokesman said: “At 4.45am on Sunday (30 June) police were called to a fight between a number of men in Kings Road, Brighton.

“Five men were arrested on suspicion of affray and after being interviewed were released under investigation.

“They were two men aged 18 from Brighton (one of whom was also arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine), two men aged 29 and 27 from Tower Hamlets, and a man aged 29 from Dagenham.

“The man aged 27 from Tower Hamlets was also treated at hospital for lacerations to his thigh and wrist, and other sustained lesser injuries.

“Anyone with information about what happened can contact the police online at https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/ or call 101, quoting serial 330 of 30/06.”

A spokesman for South East Coast Ambulance Service said: “We were called at approximately 4.50am on Sunday 1 July to reports of an assault.

“Ambulance crews attended the scene and one patient, with potentially serious injuries, was treated at the scene before being taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital.”

  1. Terry Wing Reply

    One bottle narrowly missed me! But my mini first aid kit, that I always wear around my waist at work, came in very useful for treating that nasty leg wound.

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