Police arrested eight people after a man suffered a minor stab wound in a Newhaven assault.
A man in his 30s was walking along Fort Road around 8.55pm on Sunday (June 2) when he was approached and assaulted by a group of people.
Officers conducted an extensive area search and eight people were arrested.
Three 16-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man all from Newhaven, and a 17-year-old boy from Hastings were all arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. All five have been released on police bail until June 25.
A 14-year-old boy from Newhaven was arrested on suspicion of the same offence and released on police bail until June 24.
A 17-year-old boy from Newhaven was arrested on suspicion of affray and was released on police bail until July 1.
A 22-year-old man from Newhaven was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and later released without charge.
Author: Hannah Butt