Police seek witnesses to ‘violent’ brawl in Worthing

Police news.
Police news.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fight involving up to seven men at a Worthing supermarket.

The brawl broke out just before 6.45pm at the Co-op store in Rowlands Road on Sunday (March 20).

Police say stones were thrown and one of the men involved was sprayed with an unknown red liquid.

A 17-year-old Worthing boy suffered a broken ankle and was taken to hospital for treatment.

An 18-year-old man from Durrington was arrested on suspicion of affray and a 30-year-old Brighton man and a 16-year-old Worthing boy were detained on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

They were all questioned and bailed until 17 May.

Detective Constable Paul Tonks said, “This was a violent incident and we are appealing for witnesses who may have any information or are able to assist us in identifying those involved to contact us.”

Email police on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or ring 101 quoting serial 1129 of 20/03.

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