Six Arrested In Connection With A Newhaven Assault

  Police have arrested six people after a man suffered a minor stab wound in a Newhaven assault. A man in his 30s was walking along Fort Road around 8.55pm on Sunday (June 2) when he was approached and assaulted by a group of people. The victim was punched in the head and he suffered a minor stab wound. He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment. Officers conducted an extensive area search and six people were arrested. Three 16-year-old boys, a 19 and 22-year-old man all from Newhaven and a 17-year-old boy from Hastings were all arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. All six remain in custody and enquiries are ongoing.