Police have appealed for witnesses to an assault on a woman.
The 44-year-old victim was punched and knocked to the ground in Ifield Drive, Ifield, on Wednesday (March 11), said Sussex Police.
A spokesman said she sustained cuts and bruises.
She was walking a dog between 7pm and 7.30pm when she was approached by a man known to her.
The spokesman said a man, 43, from Crawley, who was arrested on suspicion of assault, had been released on bail until April 2.
PC Jim Lee said: “We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this assault, especially an elderly couple who helped the victim.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to email email@example.com or call 101 quoting serial 1418 of 11/03.
Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.