Hailsham man and woman black out in attack

A MAN and a woman were both knocked unconcious during an attack late at night.

The two, both aged 29 and from Hailsham, were assaulted in London Road, Hailsham at 1.30am on November 5.

Police said the victims were walking on North Road towards Battle Road when they were attacked.

Both of them suffered injuries to the head and face - causing them to fall unconscious.

A 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man, both from Hailsham, were later arrested on suspicion of ABH (actual bodily harm).

They were questioned and bailed until December 5.

Police said the incident was not gang related and a witness appeal has been issued.

Anyone with information has been asked to phone 101 quoting serial 0120 of November 5.

Alternatively, contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.