Man suffers serious head injuries after being attacked with hammer in Brighton

Posted On 13 Sep 2019 at 6:45 pm

A man suffered serious injuries after being attacked with a hammer in Brighton, Sussex Police said today (Friday 13 September).

He has since been released from hospital and two people have been arrested over the incident which happened last month.

Sussex Police said: “Two people have been arrested in connection with a serious Brighton assault.

“Police were called to Monument View, Brighton, around 9.30pm on Saturday 24 August, after reports of a fight.

“A man in his late teens suffered serious head injuries with what was believed to be a hammer.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged.

“A 23-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were both arrested on suspicion of common assault and grievous bodily harm with intent.

“The pair were released on police bail until (Wednesday) 2 October while the investigation is ongoing.

“We would like to hear from any outstanding witnesses and ask anyone with information to report it to us either online or call 101 quoting 1472 of 24/08.”

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