Man threatened in street by men with baseball bat

Man threatened in street by men with baseball bat

Man threatened in street by men with baseball bat

First published in News

A man walking in Peacehaven was threatened by a group of men, one of whom was wielding a baseball bat.

At about 1.10pm on Saturday 5 April several men were seen to get out of two cars, one of which was a white Range Rover, in South Coast Road, Peacehaven, near Subway. 

The driver of the Range Rover and one of the other men held a baseball bat with which he threatened a man walking in the street.

However no blows were actually seen to be struck and the suspects fled the scene. Police swiftly arrived and stopped the Range Rover in a nearby road.

They arrested two men on suspicion of affray and possession of an offensive weapon. A baseball bat was found in the vehicle.

The men, one aged 39 and from Eastbourne, and the second aged 28 and from Perivale, West London, have both been bailed until 8 May while enquiries continue.

The man who was approached was spoken to by police and was unhurt.

Sussex Police said it was carried out by people known to each other.

PC Lucy Reynolds said:"To help us establish the full circumstances of this incident, anyone who saw what happened is asked to call us via 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 0708 of 5/4. You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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5:24pm Mon 14 Apr 14

brightonaire says...

People that threaten others with bats are complete wanchors... take the bat off them then give them a nappy
People that threaten others with bats are complete wanchors... take the bat off them then give them a nappy brightonaire
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5:29pm Mon 14 Apr 14

Mr chock says...

PC Lucy Reynolds said:"To help us establish the full circumstances of this incident, anyone who saw what happened is asked to call us via 101 or email .. WOW this is a strange story it seems the person walking along knew the guys in the Range Rover and just maybe he did not call the police but a worried passer by did .. .congratulations ...
the police found the Ranger rover and the baseball bat in vehicle .. will we see a follow up link on this page when it comes up for review ..
have both been bailed until 8 May while enquiries continue.
PC Lucy Reynolds said:"To help us establish the full circumstances of this incident, anyone who saw what happened is asked to call us via 101 or email .. WOW this is a strange story it seems the person walking along knew the guys in the Range Rover and just maybe he did not call the police but a worried passer by did .. .congratulations ... the police found the Ranger rover and the baseball bat in vehicle .. will we see a follow up link on this page when it comes up for review .. have both been bailed until 8 May while enquiries continue. Mr chock
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