Assault on 73-year-old Willingdon dog walker

Assault on 73-year-old dog walker

Assault on 73-year-old dog walker

First published in News

A 73-year-old man was assaulted while walking his dogs.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Willingdon, East Sussex, at 6.20am on Thursday (June 26).

The victim was walking his two dogs along Seven Sisters Road when a man known to him pushed him over, leaving him shaken but unhurt.

The suspect then drove away in a red car.

A 31-year-old Eastbourne man was arrested on suspicion of assault. He was questioned and bailed until Sunday July 13.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukquoting serial 212 of 26/6.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree