A man was beaten up and stabbed in the head in Brighton.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack at a property in Elmore Road on Wednesday May 21.

The attack happened around 10.30pm, when three men came into the property and assaulted the 23-year-old victim.

Detective Constable Andrew Beaumont of Brighton CID said: "Fortunately the victim did not receive any life threatening injuries and was able to leave the hospital soon after being treated. I am keen to speak to anyone who may have seen three man entering or leaving Elmore Road that night or any suspicious behaviour in the area.

"I would also urge anyone who has any information about this incident to contact the police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1651 of 21/5 or anonymously to Crimestoppers 0800 555 111."