Newhaven Man Stabbed In Seaford Fight

13 February 2017, 11:13

Shortly after midnight in the early hours of Sunday (12 February) police were called to Sutton Park Road, Seaford, following reports of a large group of people fighting in the street outside the Tesco supermarket.

During the incident a 24-year-old Newhaven man sustained a stab wound to the chest and was taken by ambulance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.

He has been detained for treatment and is currently in a stable condition.

Three people, all from Seaford, were detained in connection with the incident. All three - two 19-year-olds and a 20-year-old - were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

One 19-year-old and the 20-year-old were also arrested on suspicion of possessing the class B controlled drug, cannabis.

The second 19-year-old was further arrested on suspicion of possessing the class A controlled drug, cocaine.

Both 19- year-olds have been bailed until 31 March and the 20-year-old until 1 April while enquiries continue.