Shoreham man found unconscious after attack


Witnesses are being sought after a Shoreham man was attacked and robbed on Friday, January 8.

At around 3.45am police were called to Churchill Square, Brighton, where a 22-year-old man from Shoreham had been found unconscious with head and facial injuries.

The man was unable to explain what had happened to him but officers found that he had property missing, presumed stolen.

The man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, where he received treatment and was later released.

Two men believed to have been involved were seen running off down Cranbourne Street.

Local enquiries led officers to a city hotel where two men, both aged 23, were arrested on suspicion of robbery. A 22-year-old woman who was also present was arrested on suspicion of obstructing police.

All three are currently in police custody, pending further enquiries.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information about the incident is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.pnn or phone 101, quoting serial 106 of 08/16.

Alternatively, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers without having to leave their name on 0800 555 111 (

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