Witnesses sought to Hailsham coffee shop assault


Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 45-year-old man who was attacked in a coffee shop in High Street, Hailsham, on Wednesday April 1.

The victim was near the service counter in Costa Coffee when the assault took place at 5.15pm.

The suspect grabbed the victim by the neck area of his clothing, damaging the garment.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged 35 to 40.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 1200 of 1/4.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.