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Man stabbed in neck with glass in Brighton pub

News   •   Jul 19, 2019 11:13 BST

A man was wounded in the neck in an apparently unprovoked attack in a Brighton pub.

The 47-year-old victim was socialising in The Bugle in St Martin's Street around 11.10pm on Thursday (July 18) when he was punched and then stabbed in the neck with a broken glass. Two further suspects then joined in the affray that followed. He was treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where the injury required a number of stitches.

The initial aggressor was white, late 40s, 6', of slim build, brown eyes, with thinning brown hair shaved at the sides and with a topknot hairstyle. He was wearing all black tracksuit top and bottoms, T-shirt and trainers. He may be called Dan.

Police are also seeking to identify the other two men involved: the first was white, in his 50s, 5' 10", of stocky build with a beer belly, short grey hair and wearing shorts, T-shirt and tracksuit. The second was white, in his 20s, 6', of medium build with short dark brown hair and facial hair. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and a high visibility vest.

All three men are believed to be builders or of similar employment.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who recognises and of the descriptions is asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 1784 of 18/07.

Author: Andy Freeman
Ref: SXP55060/2019