Police identify suspect in phone theft assault

Police
Police

A suspect has been identified in connection with an assault in Brighton.

A man was walking along Western Road, Brighton, around 8.10pm on Wednesday, May 2, when another man approached him and attempted to steal his phone. The victim was assaulted from behind, who subsequently fell to the floor and suffered multiple minor injuries.

Police issued a photo of a man thought to be connected with the attack on May 2. Officers now believe a suspect has been identified.