Man stabbed and run over in Brighton street

Posted On 22 Sep 2019 at 1:59 pm

A man was stabbed and run over in a Brighton street yesterday (Saturday 21 September).

Detectives are investigating the attack which happened at 3.30am in Norwich Drive, Bevendean.

The 31-year-old victim was stabbed several times and run over by a car which was then driven off.

The man was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, in Brighton, for treatment.

He was discharged later yesterday, Sussex Police said.

Detective Sergeant Sebastian Day said: “The victim is very fortunate that his injuries were not more serious.

“We are keen to speak to anybody who witnessed or heard the incident or who has any information relating to it.

“If you can help please contact us online or by calling 101, quoting serial 239 of 21/09.

“You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”

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