Man’s eye socket broken after violent gang attack

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A violent group attacked six men and a woman in Burgess Hill.

A man was taken to hospital with a fractured eye socket on Saturday (October 31).

A police spokesman said: “The first man was attacked near to the traffic lights along Station Road at 12.30am by a large group.

“When his friends, who were near the Berky’s Burger Shop and KB Kebabs, went to his aid they were also assaulted by a large group of people.

“One of the victims, a 29-year-old man, suffered a fracture eye socket and was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, for treatment.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 quoting serial 0050 of 31/10. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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