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Man arrested after late-night assault in Hastings

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Police in Hastings are investigating after a 70-year-old local man suffered a head injuries in a late-night assault.

At about 10.15pm on Monday (1 June), police and ambulance crews were called to Priory Meadow in the town centre after a report of a violent assault that had left the victim unconscious.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have heard a disturbance in the area around the time, to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online or call 101 quoting serial 1706 of 01/06.

A 19-year-old man from Hastings was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and after being interviewed was released on conditional bail while enquiries continue.