A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attack at a charity event.

A 33-year-old man was beaten up while with his family at the Arlington speedway stadium near Hailsham on August 4, being punched and having his ear bitten.

He required specialist treatment, police said.

A 25-year-old man from Brighton was arrested on Monday in Ringmer Road, Moulsecoomb, on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.