UPDATE: Police confirm Selsey attack

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was slashed across the face during a dispute in Selsey in the early hours of Sunday (November 4).

The 32-year-old victim was attacked in Landseer Drive along with his 29-year-old friend, who was punched in the face at about 12.30am following an argument with three men.

The victim was taken to St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, and moved to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth for further treatment.

Detective Constable Andrea Watts said: “The victim has serious facial injuries which are likely to cause permanent scarring.

“We are appealing for witnesses to the incident and anyone who has information to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial number 128 of 4/11.”

Two men from Selsey aged 28 and 26 have been arrested on suspicion of causing grevious bodily harm and released on bail until November 21.