Man suffers serious injuries in Worthing town centre assault
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Police are investigating a serious assault in Worthing town centre.
Officers were called to Liverpool Road, near the Montague Centre, around 2am on Sunday (10 December) after a man in his 40s was assaulted.
He suffered serious facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment, where he remains at this time.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and would particularly like to speak to a group of four people who were in the area at the time.
They are described as a white woman in her 40s, around 5’ 5” and with dark brown hair who spoke with a northern accent; a white woman in her mid-30s, around 5’ 8” tall, with long brown hair and wearing a black puffer jacket; a white man in his mid-40s, around 5’ 10” and of medium build; and a white boy, aged around 16 years old, 5’ 2” and of slim build.
Detective Sergeant Verity Spalding said: “The victim in this case is being supported by detectives as our enquiries continue.
“This is being treated as a targeted attack, and we do not believe there is any ongoing risk to the wider public.
“We would like to speak to any witnesses, or anyone who may have seen any suspicious behaviour in the area around this time. We’d also like to hear from anyone who may have captured any relevant CCTV or doorbell camera footage.”
If anyone has any information, please report online or contact 101 quoting reference 0102 of 10/12.