Police appeal for witnesses after assault in Uckfield

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault on a man and a woman in an Uckfield store.

The couple, both in their twenties, were assaulted while shopping in Tesco Express, in Browns Lane, Uckfield at 3.40pm on September 8, police said.

They both suffered cuts and bruises and the woman was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton to be treated, police said.

A 26-year-old man from Uckfield was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm, police said.

He has been released on police bail until Friday (September 19).

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Sussex Police by emailing 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or calling 101 quoting serial 1078 of 8/9. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.