A 29-year-old man was attacked while he was out drinking on Friday night.

Police say a fork might have been used in the assault at 11.50pm in Kenilworth Road, St Leonards.

Sussex Police spokesperson said: “He suffered two puncture wounds, caused possibly by a fork, requiring treatment at Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.”

A 24-year-old man from Beckenham, Kent, was arrested on suspicion of affray and bailed until September 23.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1725 of 2/8.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.