Man suffers serious facial injuries after attack outside Newhaven pub

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered multiple facial injuries while being attacked outside a pub in Newhaven.

Officers were called shortly after 10pm on Saturday (May 30) to reports that a man was being attacked by a group of people outside the car park of The Ark, a pub in Riverside, Newhaven.

The 55-year-old victim suffered two black eyes, multiple cuts to his face and a broken tooth.

A 22-year-old man who tried to help the victim was also punched, although he was not injured.

The attackers left the scene by car before police arrived.

Anyone with information should email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1459 of 30/05, call 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.