Police appeal for information after brutal West Hill attack

Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman suffered multiple injuries following an assault in Hastings.

On Friday evening (December 27th) a woman in her 30s climbed the steps from Exmouth Place in the Old Town that lead to the West Hill. She then sat on the second to last bench at the top of the hill.

Around 9.30pm a man approached her from behind and assaulted her. She suffered multiple facial and abdominal injuries after being punched and kicked by the suspect, who was described as a man with long hair. The victim was taken to Conquest Hospital, Hastings, for treatment.

Police attended the location and conducted an area search but the suspect was not found.

Anyone with information or saw a man acting suspiciously in this area at this to report online or call 101 quoting 1369 of 27/12.

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