Arrest after reports of Uckfield assaults

Crackdown on 'Del Boy'
Crackdown on 'Del Boy'

A man was arrested after police received several calls to reports of fights, disturbances and assaults in Uckfield on Friday night (January 2).

The first call came in at 10.22pm reporting a fight in Manor Close and this was followed by calls to The Drive and Manor Way.

Three men, aged 46, 20 and 19 were attacked at different times and locations, two requiring treatment at the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath for facial and hand injuries.

A male police officer was assaulted as he approached a man in Manor Way.

A 23-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of two counts of wounding with intent, assaulting a police officer and assault by beating.

He was questioned and later bailed until February 17.

Any witnesses to any of the incidents are asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 1407 of 02/01.