Missing Seaford man wanted over assault

Police are still searching for a Seaford man who is now wanted over assault.

Friday, 19th June 2020, 4:22 pm
Updated Friday, 19th June 2020, 4:34 pm

Jack Davies was involved in an altercation in Oxford Street on Thursday, June 11, said police, where he sustained a serious injury and was taken to hospital.

The 26-year-old left hospital before his treatment was complete.

Sussex Police issued an appeal to locate him to ensure his welfare. The force confirmed he has since made contact with friends and family and information suggests he is thankfully well following the injury.

Jack Davies missing from Seaford. Picture: Sussex Police

A police spokesman said: “Davies is now wanted as he is suspected of assaulting another party during the altercation and possessing an offensive weapon.

“When interviewed by officers following the altercation Davies also gave false details about his identity.”

Davies has links to Brighton, Seaford and Chailey.

Detective Inspector Glenn Taylor said: “Davies was the victim of an unpleasant assault and our initial priority was to ensure his welfare. Fortunately, information suggests that he is physically well.

“We are keen to locate him so he can be assessed by a health professional to confirm this and also so we can speak to him about these offences and the altercation on Oxford Street.”

Anyone who sees Davies or who has information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Sussex Police straight away by reporting online or calling 101, quoting serial 730 of 11/06.

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