Newhaven man stabbed in Brighton street

Police news.
Police news.

A Newhaven man was treated for a stab wound following an incident in Brighton on Tuesday lunchtime (January 19).

Police and ambulance services were called to Newhaven Street at 1.46pm where the 45-year-old man was on the ground with a stab wound to his back and facial injuries.

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, where he remained on Tuesday evening.

Detectives are trying to establish the circumstances of the incident and have asked for any witnesses or anyone with information to email or call 101 quoting serial 702 of 19/01. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A 31-year-old woman from Newhaven was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and affray. She was later bailed to March 23.

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