Five arrests as Worthing seafront fight leaves teen needing surgery

Marine Parade, Worthing. Picture: Google Maps
Marine Parade, Worthing. Picture: Google Maps

Police are seeking a witness to a fight on Worthing seafront last week which led to a teenager needing surgery.

Police were called to Marine Parade at 10pm on Friday, November 2, where a fight had spilled out of a flat into the street, the Herald reported this weekend.

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Now, a police spokesman confirmed a 17-year-old boy had received a stab wound to his arm. According to police, five people were initially arrested but have all been released without charge.

Detective Constable Leigh Rankin said: “We are really keen to trace a witness, a member of the public in an Audi. This driver gave the victim and his friends a lift to hospital.

“We also know a number of people saw this fight out in the street and we need to speak to anyone who saw what happened. The 17-year-old suffer an injury to his arm which required surgery.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact us online quoting serial 1407 of 02/11.”