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Man almost loses ear in Brighton street machete attack
4:26pm Saturday 16th June 2012 in News
A man suffered a severe cut to his ear after being attacked in the street by a man wielding a machete.
The victim suffered a deep cut to his ear and cuts to his neck after being attacked in Madeira Drive, Brighton at just before 4.30am this morning.
The victim was with a group of friends when he was attacked by a man carrying a 2ft long weapon.
He was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital where he is set to undergo an operation on his ear today.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested on GBH charges and has been bailed by police.
Anybody with information should contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting reference 0350 of the 16/6.