A MAN was stabbed in the buttocks during a confrontation with several other men.

Police were called to Grand Junction Road and Little East Street, Brighton, near the Jurys Inn, at about 4am this morning.

The man, 25, was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton for treatment.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The incident is now being investigated.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting serial 109 of 12/02.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.