Man, 23, hospitalised after attack in Chichester

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A MAN was attacked at a block of flats in Charles Avenue, Chichester during the early hours of this morning (July 16).

The 23-year-old victim was outside a block of flats when he was attacked by a group of men in possession of weapons.

The victim sustained GBH injuries and remains in hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.

Detective Constable Ceri Spratt said: “We are appealing to anyone in the area who might have heard a disturbance after 2.30am this morning or seen a group of men near the block of flats.

“These type of assaults are rare and it is not believed to have been a random attack. We are keen to talk to anyone with information about this nasty assault.”

Call Sussex Police on 101 with any information.