Man seriously injured in Brighton assault

A 36-year-old man from Surrey is in a serious condition in hospital after he was injured in an assault outside the University of Brighton.

A passing ambulance stopped to provide assistance to the victim in Grand Parade at about 1330 BST on Thursday.

Sussex Police said it was thought he had been knocked unconscious.

Two men who are believed to have attacked the man were seen running towards St Peter's Church. A 45-year-old local man was later arrested.

Officers said he was being questioned on suspicion of assault.

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