A MAN was hit over the head then stabbed in the leg with a broken bottle in a street attack.

The teenager was attacked as he walked along Whitehawk Way in Brighton at 11.15pm on Tuesday.

Officers attended the scene following reports that a 19-year-old man had been stabbed in the leg with a broken bottle.

The man suffered lacerations to his leg in the incident.


A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: “He told police he was hit over the head and then hit with a bottle in the leg as he was walking along Whitehawk Way.

“He was taken to hospital for his treatment for lacerations to his leg. His injury was not life threatening.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should report online or ring 101 quoting serial 1674 of 18/08.”