Driver dragged from his car and assaulted in Brighton

Fleet Street, Brighton
Fleet Street, Brighton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was dragged out of his car assaulted in Brighton earlier this month.

The incident took place following an altercation between the driver of a dark blue Peugeot 308 and a scooter rider, about 7pm on Friday, May 3.

Police said: "As the Peugeot driver was caused to stop in Fleet Street, the scooter rider is reported to have approached his vehicle, dragged him out of it and assaulted him.

"The victim, a 45-year-old local man, sustained minor injuries."

Anyone who saw what happened – particularly anyone with dash cam or CCTV of the incident – is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 1042 of 03/05.