Sussex

St Leonards hammer attack suspect e-fit released

E-fit of suspect in St Leonards hammer attack Image copyright Sussex Police
Image caption The attacker jumped out of bushes in Gillman's Hill

An e-fit image has been released of a man wanted in connection with a hammer attack in East Sussex.

A 26-year-old man was hit repeatedly with a hammer by a man who jumped out of bushes in Gillman's Hill, St Leonards, at about 17:00 GMT on Tuesday.

Police said it was an unprovoked and random attack which left the man with a cut to his head.

The attacker was aged about 40 and was slim with hunched over shoulders.

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