Assault in Hastings

Witnesses sought following assault in Hastings

26 February 2016


Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Queens Road Hastings on Thursday (25 February).
Officers were called at around 1pm on Thursday (25 February) and found an 80-year-old local man in the road. He was taken to hospital where it was confirmed he had a fractured hip.

Police 2

A 64-year-old man from Hastings was arrested on suspicion of GBH without intent and bailed until 22 April.

Detective Constable Julian Stokes said: “There were a number of people who came to the aid of the elderly man in the road.

“We would like to hear from them and anyone else who saw what happened in the moments leading up to the incident.”

Witnesses can email [email protected]¬†or call 101 quoting reference 598 of 25/02.

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (

“Hastings Town” Bulletin Friday 26 February 2016