CCTV released after homophobic assault

Police released CCTV of three men they wish to speak to in relation to a homophobic assault
Police released CCTV of three men they wish to speak to in relation to a homophobic assault

Police have released CCTV two months after a 'homophobic assault' in Brighton.

Sussex Police the incident took place at Seaside Kebabs in Kings Road, Brighton, about 4.30am on Thursday June 7.

Three men were reported to have made derogatory comments about homosexuality, before a verbal altercation ensued with at least two other customers, who were then assaulted.

One of the victims – a 21-year-old man from Suffolk – sustained a fractured jaw and a laceration to his face which required stitches; the other – a 22-year-old man from Gloucestershire – sustained minor facial injuries.

Sussex Police said initial enquiries have not led to the suspects – described as three Asian men – being identified, and officers are now seeking help from the public.

It is believed the men may be from London.

If you recognise the suspects or saw what happened, report it online or call 101, quoting serial 146 of 07/06.

If you think you've been the victim of a homophobic incident, click here.