Crawley man has surgery after being stabbed

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A Crawley man has undergone surgery after being stabbed in Brighton.

Sussex Police is investigating the attack, which happened between 6.30am and 7am on Saturday (January 10) on the B2066 St James’s Street near its junction with Camelford Street, close to The Bull Dog.

The 28-year-old victim, from Ifield, was stabbed in the abdomen.

He was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, where he underwent surgery.

Detective Constable Leonie White, of Brighton CID, called for witnesses to the stabbing to come forward.

She said: “The victim was possibly within a large group of men. Did anyone see this group or did anyone see its members running away from the scene?”

Anyone able to help is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting serial 249 of 10/1.

Alternatively they can contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.