Dog walker wounded in Brighton street attack

A dog walker suffered serious facial injuries in an attack in Brighton.

The 41-year-old was assaulted at the junction of Egremont Place and West Drive after being approached by a man and a woman.

Sussex Police said the man punched him in the face after an argument, leaving a "deep wound five inches long" on his cheek.

The victim was treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. Detectives said the motive was not clear.

The force appealed for witnesses to the attack, which happened at 16:45 GMT on Thursday, to contact officers.

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