Christmas Day assault on man and woman in Burgess Hill



Police are appealing for witnesses to a Christmas Day assault on a man and a woman who were attacked in West Street, Burgess Hill.

The victims, a 22-year-old man and a woman aged 19 were in the street when the assault took place at 7.54pm on Wednesday.

The man received minor injuries to his head and he attended hospital as a precaution. The woman also sustained a minor injury although she was not treated at hospital.

A 21-year-old man from Crawley and an 18-year-old man and a 20-year-old man both from Burgess Hill were all arrested on suspicion of robbery. They were questioned and bailed until Sunday, 16 February.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 quoting serial 0984 of 25/12. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.




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