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Brighton brawl: Man seriously injured in 20-person fight

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image captionThe fight was in a busy area and there should be witnesses, the force said

A mass brawl erupted in Brighton on the eve of lockdown involving a group of about 20 people.

Sussex Police were called to Montpelier Place at 22:15 GMT on Wednesday.

One man suffered serious injuries and was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment, where he remains in a serious condition. Four men have been arrested and remain in custody.

The force is appealing for witnesses.

Det Insp Owen Radley said: "The incident happened in what would have been a busy area and we are sure someone would know what happened."

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