Police seek vital witness to Brighton assault

A CCTV image of a possible witness to a Brighton assault has been released by police.

Monday, 31st December 2018, 10:32 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 2:15 pm
Police believe this woman may be a vital witness to the assault

Sussex Police said a woman may have witnessed a violent incident outside the Mash Tun pub in Church Street, Brighton at half past midnight on September 12.

A 27-year-old man sustained a broken wrist and a dislocated elbow, and a 23-year-old man who was with him sustained bruising, police said.

Officers added that a 30-year-old Goring man had been interviewed under caution, on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Detective Constable Simon Rideout said: "Our enquiries are continuing and we are especially interested in talking to this woman who is seen watching the incident. She was dressed in black and was carrying a white shopping bag.

"That witness or anyone else with information is asked to contact us online or by calling 101, quoting serial 30 of 13/09."