Man attacked and robbed in Summer Fields, Hastings

Witnesses sought after man is attacked and robbed in Summer Fields, Hastings

Police are seeking witnesses to a robbery in Hastings which has left a 35-year-old local man with serious head injuries.

It happened at around 1.20pm on Wednesday (14 September) in the Summer Fields area, on a path between the Falaise Gym on Bohemia Road and Holmesdale Gardens near its junction with Redmayne Drive.

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The victim was attacked by two men and his black Samsung S1 mobile phone and a black wallet were stolen. After seeking help at the St John Ambulance training centre he was taken to the Conquest Hospital, St Leonards-on-Sea.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other relevant information is asked to email [email protected] or phone 101, quoting Operation Barberry.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (

A 31-year-old man from Bexhill-on-Sea and a 26-year-old man from London have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

“Hastings Town” Bulletin Friday 16 September 2016