Brighton street attack: More time to question teenagers

image captionA motorcycle helmet which police were searching for has been found

Police have been given an extension to question two teenagers arrested on Friday after an attack in Brighton.

A 36-year-old local man was assaulted in St James's Street between 23:30 BST on Thursday and 00:30 BST on Friday.

He is in a critical condition with head injuries at Hurstwood Park Neurological Centre, Haywards Heath.

The 18-year-old man and 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm can be held until 01:40 GMT on Monday, magistrates ruled.

A motorcycle helmet which police were looking for on Saturday has been found, a spokesman said.

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