A 42-year-old man found injured in Grand Parade, Brighton late Tuesday night is believed to be a victim of a stabbing, according to Sussex Police. The man, who remains unnamed, was discovered by a officers at approximately 11.40pm on June 20.
Officers on provided immediate first aid to the injured individual, who was later transported to a local hospital for further treatment. As of this writing, the man is still hospitalised, although details about his condition remain undisclosed.
A local resident who claimed to be an eye witness told Sussex News: “They come from that way (pointing at Morley Street), they pulled out blades, they looked like ninjas they were all covered up, then [the attackers] walked up and stabbed him in the bum.” This paper has been unable to confirm these claims.
This incident occurred outside of The Glenwood Lodge, a council-run hostel aimed at vulnerable adults. Outside the hostel, scattered on the street, bloodstained clothing and used medical equipment could be seen.
A spokesperson for Sussex Police commented: “Officers are investigating and have appealed for witnesses and anyone with relevant CCTV, mobile phone, or dashcam footage in the area at the time to come forward.”
Those with any information can report it to Sussex Police online, or by calling 101, quoting Operation Elson in the report. As of yet, no arrests have been made in relation to the case.
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