Teenage boy assaulted in Lewes

A 16-year-old boy was assaulted in Lewes last week.

Saturday, 15th May 2021, 3:31 pm

Police say the incident happened outside Tesco in Brooks Road around 9pm on May 7.

The boy suffered a serious injury which required hospital treatment, police say.

According to police, a 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and has been released on bail while enquiries continue.


Two further boys - aged 17 and 15 - were arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and have also been bailed, police say.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened or may have relevant footage of the incident to come forwards.

Anyone with information can report online or call 101, quoting 1438 of 07/05.