Man holding guitar could hold vital clues to Brighton city centre attack

Man holding guitar could hold vital clues to Brighton city centre attack

Man holding guitar could hold vital clues to Brighton city centre attack

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A man with a guitar could hold vital clues about a fight which left a 22-year-old man critically injured.

The victim was beaten up in Castle Square, Brighton, shortly before 5am on Sunday and left fighting for his life.

Police say the suspect is a black man aged between 22 to 26 who was wearing a dark hooded top and jeans at the time.

He ran off through Pavilion Gardens and was seen shortly afterwards getting into a Brighton and Hove green and white taxi heading towards Worthing.

Detectives says they were told about the attack by a man with a guitar. He was wearing a black and grey chequered coat with the hood up and was carrying the instrument in a black guitar case on his back.

Detective Sergeant Julie Greenwood said: "The man with the guitar alerted our officers to the fact that the victim had been hurt and that it appeared serious. This may well have saved the victim's life.

"He may have seen the attack taking place and will hopefully be able to identify the suspect as they were in a newsagents at the same time moments earlier. We need to speak to him."

Investigators are still trying to trace the taxi driver who took the suspect to Durrington or Lower Salvington in Worthing between 5am and 6am after the assualt took place.

Police say the taxi driver had a Middle Eastern appearance.

DS Greenwood said: "I cannot underestimate how important it is that the taxi driver comes forward to speak to us. He holds key information that may be crucial to bringing the offender to justice for this."

Witnesses who saw the attack in Castle Square next to the NatWest bank or what happened afterwards to get in contact.

Anyone with information should email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting Operation Bunker, call 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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5:38pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Wide Bertha says...

Will the cab driving community of Brighton and Hove pull together on this one ? Let's hope this person is caught a.s.a.p. , I know there are plenty of violent loons about, but this one is a bit more serious than a black eye
Will the cab driving community of Brighton and Hove pull together on this one ? Let's hope this person is caught a.s.a.p. , I know there are plenty of violent loons about, but this one is a bit more serious than a black eye Wide Bertha
  • Score: 15

6:18pm Wed 13 Aug 14

stevo!! says...

Why are we getting this story in dribs and drabs?

Today we learned that the suspect is black, and we now know that the taxi he caught wasn't at the rank opposite to where the incident had occurred, as we had first been led to believe.

Now we are told who alerted the police to the incident.

Why wasn't the guitarist detained after informing the police? Why weren't his details taken if the police were happy for him to continue his journey?

It is now claimed that the suspect ran through Pavilion Gardens after which he caught a taxi to Worthing. We still haven't been told how the police know that, given that he wasn't being pursed or that a taxi driver has come forward after picking up a blood-soaked man in a hood panting away.
Why are we getting this story in dribs and drabs? Today we learned that the suspect is black, and we now know that the taxi he caught wasn't at the rank opposite to where the incident had occurred, as we had first been led to believe. Now we are told who alerted the police to the incident. Why wasn't the guitarist detained after informing the police? Why weren't his details taken if the police were happy for him to continue his journey? It is now claimed that the suspect ran through Pavilion Gardens after which he caught a taxi to Worthing. We still haven't been told how the police know that, given that he wasn't being pursed or that a taxi driver has come forward after picking up a blood-soaked man in a hood panting away. stevo!!
  • Score: 1

8:38pm Wed 13 Aug 14

stevo!! says...

"He ran off through Pavilion Gardens and was seen shortly afterwards getting into a Brighton and Hove green and white taxi heading towards Worthing. "

By who???
"He ran off through Pavilion Gardens and was seen shortly afterwards getting into a Brighton and Hove green and white taxi heading towards Worthing. " By who??? stevo!!
  • Score: 1

9:30pm Wed 13 Aug 14

tykemison says...

"Police say taxi driver is of middle eastern appearance", he shouldn't be too hard to find. ......oooooh wait.
"Police say taxi driver is of middle eastern appearance", he shouldn't be too hard to find. ......oooooh wait. tykemison
  • Score: 4

10:31pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Frank342 says...

My marriage has been a blessing till 4months ago when my whole life almost got sucked. My ex-wife and wanted me back by all means and wanted to break my marriage. she set me up in many occasions showing the pictures to my wife that am back to her this made my wife file for an instant divorce and wanted to leave my life in total. and even my 4kids wanted were disappointed in me. but i never have any intentions of going back. The i went to many spell casters but they all failed taking my money away. I lived in grief for 3 good months without any plan of getting out of this mess. till i met an old skull friend who show me to Dr.jartospellcaster@
gmail.com a spell witch who then restore the happiness to my family and my life. He spell worked so fast that i could not even believe it. he's great for as much i can tell. Am still grateful to he till tomorrow for he spell works.
My wife canceled the divorce and came back with apologies all for this spell powers.
My marriage has been a blessing till 4months ago when my whole life almost got sucked. My ex-wife and wanted me back by all means and wanted to break my marriage. she set me up in many occasions showing the pictures to my wife that am back to her this made my wife file for an instant divorce and wanted to leave my life in total. and even my 4kids wanted were disappointed in me. but i never have any intentions of going back. The i went to many spell casters but they all failed taking my money away. I lived in grief for 3 good months without any plan of getting out of this mess. till i met an old skull friend who show me to Dr.jartospellcaster@ gmail.com a spell witch who then restore the happiness to my family and my life. He spell worked so fast that i could not even believe it. he's great for as much i can tell. Am still grateful to he till tomorrow for he spell works. My wife canceled the divorce and came back with apologies all for this spell powers. Frank342
  • Score: -14

11:02pm Wed 13 Aug 14

tykemison says...

Frank342 wrote:
My marriage has been a blessing till 4months ago when my whole life almost got sucked. My ex-wife and wanted me back by all means and wanted to break my marriage. she set me up in many occasions showing the pictures to my wife that am back to her this made my wife file for an instant divorce and wanted to leave my life in total. and even my 4kids wanted were disappointed in me. but i never have any intentions of going back. The i went to many spell casters but they all failed taking my money away. I lived in grief for 3 good months without any plan of getting out of this mess. till i met an old skull friend who show me to Dr.jartospellcaster@

gmail.com a spell witch who then restore the happiness to my family and my life. He spell worked so fast that i could not even believe it. he's great for as much i can tell. Am still grateful to he till tomorrow for he spell works.
My wife canceled the divorce and came back with apologies all for this spell powers.
Needs to put a spell on your spelling pal, atrocious.
[quote][p][bold]Frank342[/bold] wrote: My marriage has been a blessing till 4months ago when my whole life almost got sucked. My ex-wife and wanted me back by all means and wanted to break my marriage. she set me up in many occasions showing the pictures to my wife that am back to her this made my wife file for an instant divorce and wanted to leave my life in total. and even my 4kids wanted were disappointed in me. but i never have any intentions of going back. The i went to many spell casters but they all failed taking my money away. I lived in grief for 3 good months without any plan of getting out of this mess. till i met an old skull friend who show me to Dr.jartospellcaster@ gmail.com a spell witch who then restore the happiness to my family and my life. He spell worked so fast that i could not even believe it. he's great for as much i can tell. Am still grateful to he till tomorrow for he spell works. My wife canceled the divorce and came back with apologies all for this spell powers.[/p][/quote]Needs to put a spell on your spelling pal, atrocious. tykemison
  • Score: 14

11:05pm Wed 13 Aug 14

tykemison says...

Grammar too.
Grammar too. tykemison
  • Score: 11

11:06pm Wed 13 Aug 14

tykemison says...

And we wonder why the whole worlds in turmoil, arabs and africans going around butchering each other like animals, what ya reckon frankie boy??
And we wonder why the whole worlds in turmoil, arabs and africans going around butchering each other like animals, what ya reckon frankie boy?? tykemison
  • Score: 1

12:42am Thu 14 Aug 14

Wide Bertha says...

tykemison wrote:
And we wonder why the whole worlds in turmoil, arabs and africans going around butchering each other like animals, what ya reckon frankie boy??
The only thing Frank knows about butchering is his reputation
[quote][p][bold]tykemison[/bold] wrote: And we wonder why the whole worlds in turmoil, arabs and africans going around butchering each other like animals, what ya reckon frankie boy??[/p][/quote]The only thing Frank knows about butchering is his reputation Wide Bertha
  • Score: 0

2:43am Wed 27 Aug 14

Angelalove says...

My name is Angela and am from USA, I want to use this opportunity to thank my great Doctor who really made my life a pleasurable one today. This great man Dr Osorba brought my husband back to me, i had two lovely kids for my husband, about four years ago i and my husband has been into one quarrel or the other until he finally left me for one lady. I felt my life was over and my kids thought they would never see their father again. I tried to be strong just for the kids but i could not control the pains that torments my heart, my heart was filled with sorrows and pains because i was really in love with my husband. Every day and night i think of him and always wish he would come back to me, until one day i met a good friend of mine that was also in a situation like me but her problem was her ex-boyfriend who she had an unwanted pregnancy for and he refused to take responsibility and dumped her. she told me that mine was a small case and that i should not worry about it at all, so i asked her what was the solution to my problems and she gave me this great man’s email address. I was doubting if this man was the solution, so i contacted this great man and he told me what to do and i deed them all, he told me to wait for just 48 hours and that my husband will come crawling on his kneels just for forgiveness so i faithfully did what this great man asked me to do and for sure after 48 hours i heard a knock on the door, in a great surprise i saw him on his kneels and i was speechless, when he saw me, all he did was crying and asking me for forgiveness, from that day, all the pains and sorrows in my heart flew away, since then i and my husband and our lovely kids are happy, that’s why i want to say a big thank you to Dr Osorba Spiritual Temple. This great man made me to understand that there is no problem on earth that has no solution so please if you know that you have this same problem or any problem that is similar, i will advise you to come straight to this great man. You can email him at: osorbaspiritualspell
temple@gmail.com you can also visit his blog on http://osorba.blog.c
o.uk and websites http://osorbaspiritu
alspelltemple.webs.c
om/
My name is Angela and am from USA, I want to use this opportunity to thank my great Doctor who really made my life a pleasurable one today. This great man Dr Osorba brought my husband back to me, i had two lovely kids for my husband, about four years ago i and my husband has been into one quarrel or the other until he finally left me for one lady. I felt my life was over and my kids thought they would never see their father again. I tried to be strong just for the kids but i could not control the pains that torments my heart, my heart was filled with sorrows and pains because i was really in love with my husband. Every day and night i think of him and always wish he would come back to me, until one day i met a good friend of mine that was also in a situation like me but her problem was her ex-boyfriend who she had an unwanted pregnancy for and he refused to take responsibility and dumped her. she told me that mine was a small case and that i should not worry about it at all, so i asked her what was the solution to my problems and she gave me this great man’s email address. I was doubting if this man was the solution, so i contacted this great man and he told me what to do and i deed them all, he told me to wait for just 48 hours and that my husband will come crawling on his kneels just for forgiveness so i faithfully did what this great man asked me to do and for sure after 48 hours i heard a knock on the door, in a great surprise i saw him on his kneels and i was speechless, when he saw me, all he did was crying and asking me for forgiveness, from that day, all the pains and sorrows in my heart flew away, since then i and my husband and our lovely kids are happy, that’s why i want to say a big thank you to Dr Osorba Spiritual Temple. This great man made me to understand that there is no problem on earth that has no solution so please if you know that you have this same problem or any problem that is similar, i will advise you to come straight to this great man. You can email him at: osorbaspiritualspell temple@gmail.com you can also visit his blog on http://osorba.blog.c o.uk and websites http://osorbaspiritu alspelltemple.webs.c om/ Angelalove
  • Score: 1

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