Man and woman chased by gang in Hailsham

Police are investigating allegations of assault after a man was seen being chased by a gang of men in Hailsham yesterday (March 9).

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 4:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th March 2016, 4:26 pm
Police news.

Officers were called to Hedley Way at 4.10pm after reports of three men in a black Audi car attempting to grab a man before chasing him into Gournay Road.

The men also tried to grab a woman but she was able free herself and run into a house.

The first man was in his late 20s, over 6ft, skinny, with short straight strawberry blond hair. He was wearing a grey cotton tracksuit.

The second was in his late 40s or early 50s, 5ft 9in, stocky, with slick black long hair. He was smartly dressed with a black/blue Barbour jacket.

A third man was in his late 30s or early 40s and around 5ft 7in. He was also stocky and had blond or ginger short straight hair. He was wearing a blue short-sleeve polo shirt and light blue jeans.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information about the suspects is asked to email [email protected] or call 101 quoting serial 1074 of 09/03. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (

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